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burnt umber

  • n  dark brown pigment obtained by heating umber
  • n  a medium brown to dark-brown color
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  • Will we extinguish another beautiful light?
    A river of burnt umber flows every year from southern Canada through the U.S. to the oyamel fir forests in the mountains west of Mexico City. This river tumbles along in a kind of bubbly joy reserved for kids, fairies, hermits, counterfeit curmudgeons and anyone whose soul is pricked by unimaginable beauty not trying to be beautiful — simply being.
    Feb. 26, 2014 - Smoky Mountain News

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