English version

umber in Colours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishumberum‧ber /ˈʌmbə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable]  CCa brown colour like earth
Examples from the Corpus
umberA burnt umber man in a raw sienna compartment.This is a mixture of yellow ochre and burnt umber applied to previously dampened paper.Floodlighting reflected from the silvery burnt umber cladding of the walls as though ice-ghosts danced there, and set the green columns aglow.As the chlorophyll disappears during the autumn, the leaves turn fiery red, garnet or umber.