Sienna meaning

sē-ĕnə
A special clay containing iron and manganese oxides, used as a pigment for oil and watercolor painting.
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Either of these colors.
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A form of clay containing iron and manganese.
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A light reddish-brown colour.

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Having a reddish-brown colour.
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A female given name of modern usage from the sienna colour.
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An earth pigment containing iron and manganese oxides, yellowish-brown in the natural state and reddish-brown when burnt.
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Origin of sienna

  • Short for terra-sienna from Italian terra di Sienna earth of Siena after Siena

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian terra di Sienna, "earth of Siena", Siena being the most notable Renaissance location of the clay

    From Wiktionary