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  1. colored
  2. chromatic

Words Described by "Russet"

  1. brown
  2. hair
  3. gown
  4. mantle
  5. apple
  6. colour
  7. leaves
  8. color
  9. hue
  10. apples

Commonly Paired Adjectives

  1. yellow
  2. deep
  3. brown
  4. dark
  5. thin
  6. bright
  7. grey
  8. golden
  9. pale
  10. green

Hypernyms (Type of)

  1. homespun

What Google Knows

Russet is a dark brown color with a reddish-orange tinge. As a tertiary color, russet is an equal mix of orange and purple pigments. The first recorded use of russet as a color name in English was in 1562.

Related Definition

  1. russet:

    n A reddish-brown color.

    n A coarse, reddish-brown, homespun fabric; clothes made with such fabric.

    n A variety of apple with rough, russet-colored skin.

    n A variety of potato with rough, dark gray-brown skin.

    adj Having a reddish-brown color.

    adj (archaic) Gray or ash-colored.

    adj Rustic, homespun, coarse, plain.

    adj The condition of leather when its treatment is complete, but it is not yet colored (stained) and polished.

    adj (botany) Having a rough skin that is reddish-brown or greyish; russeted.

    v (transitive, intransitive, of apples, pears, etc.) To develop reddish-brown spots; to cause russeting.