Umbrette
Umbrette Um*brette", n. [F. ombrette.] (Zo["o]l.) See {Umber}, 4. [1913 Webster]

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  • Umbrette — Umbrette, so v.w. Braunvogel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • umbrette — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • umbrette — /um bret /, n. hammerhead (def. 3). [1880 85; < NL umbretta < F ombrette shade, shadow. See UMBRA, ETTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • umbrette — um·brette …   English syllables

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  • shadow bird — noun : hammerkop * * * shadow bird, = umbrette. (Cf. ↑umbrette) …   Useful english dictionary

  • um|ber — um|ber1 «UHM buhr», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a heavy, brown earth that is any one of various mixtures of clay and iron oxide, principally of alumina, iron oxide, and magnesium oxide. In its natural state it is used as a brown pigment called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Burnt umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burnt umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cologne umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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