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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: auborne 'blond', from Medieval Latin alburnus 'whitish', from Latin albus 'white'; probably influenced by brun, an early form of brown

auburn

adjective
     
Related topics: Colours, Hair and Beauty
au‧burn
CCDCB auburn hair is a reddish brown colour
auburn noun [uncountable]

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