Synonyms for umber
- burnt sienna
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UMBER
The people who live in this look as it painted in umber by old Dutch masters.
You could almost, under the umber silk, see the rippling of his veins.
The principal and most useful of these are—umber, terra di Sienna (both burnt and raw), Spanish brown, and some of the ochres.
They are of a grayish or buffy color spotted with umber and lilac.
The eggs are white or greenish white, specked with reddish brown and umber.
It never can be represented by umber, unless altered by contrast.'
These formulas, however, contained a small percentage of umber and ochre.
Differs from C. stenocoleus in sulcate pileus and umber stem.
Rare and far, the sails of junks patched the horizon with umber polygons.
More and more she loved these umber wastes, over which cloud-shadows drifted like the darkening ripple of the wind on the sea.
brown earthy pigment, 1560s, from Middle French ombre (in terre d'ombre), or Italian ombra (in terra di ombra), both from either Latin umbra "shade, shadow" (see umbrage) or from Umbra, fem. of Umber "belonging to Umbria," region in central Italy from which the coloring matter first came. Burnt umber, specially prepared and redder in color, is attested from c.1650.