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1. (color) 
a. el marrón (M) 
I like brown.Me gusta el marrón.
b. el café (M) (color) (Ecuador) (Mexico) 
Brown is my favorite color.Mi color preferido es el café.
2. (color) 
a. marrón 
The leaves are turning brown.Las hojas se están poniendo marrones.
b. café (Central America) (Ecuador) (Mexico) 
My husband has brown eyes.Mi esposo tiene los ojos cafés.
c. castaño 
Her brown hair is so beautiful. Su cabello castaño es tan hermoso.
d. pardo 
The brown bear was searching for berries.El oso pardo estaba buscando moras.
e. moreno (skin, hair) 
He has brown hair, but his sister is blonde.Él es moreno pero su hermana es rubia.
f. bronceado (skin) 
My skin is brown because I spent all summer at the beach. Tengo la piel bronceada porque estuve en la playa todo el verano.
transitive verb
3. (culinary) 
a. dorar 
They browned the turkey in the oven.Doraron el pavo en el horno.
b. saltear 
They browned the vegetables in the wok.Saltearon las verduras en el wok.
1. (general) 
a. el marrón (M) 
b. el color café (M) (Latin America) 
2. (general) 
a. marrón 
b. café (Latin America) 
3. (hair, eyes) 
a. castaño(a) 
4. (skin) 
a. moreno(a) 
brown breadpan integral
5. (commerce) 
brown goodsequipamiento audiovisual
brown paperpapel de estraza
brown ricearroz integral
brown sugarazúcar moreno(a)
transitive verb
6. (in cooking) 
a. dorar 
intransitive verb
7. (in cooking) 
a. dorarse 
brown [braʊn]
browner (comparative)brownest (superlative)
1 (gen) marrón; color café; (LAm) [+hair] castaño; [+leather] marrón
2 (tanned) moreno; bronceado; [+skin] moreno
to go brown ponerse moreno; broncearse
as brown as a berry muy moreno; bronceadísimo
marrón (m); color (m) café; (LAm) [of eyes, hair] castaño (m);
transitive verb
1 [+sun] [+person] broncear; poner moreno
2 (Cookery) dorar
intransitive verb
1 [+leaves etc] volverse de color marrón
2 [+skin] ponerse moreno; broncearse
3 (Cookery) dorarse
brown ale (n) cerveza (f) oscura or negra
brown bear (n) oso (m) pardo
brown belt (n) (in judo, karate) cinturón (m) marrón
I was a judo brown belt then and he a white one I have a brown belt in karate
brown bread (n) pan (m) negro; pan (m) moreno; (Esp)
brown egg (n) huevo (m) moreno
brown goods (n) (productos (m) de) línea (f) marrón; (productos (m) de) gama (f) marrón
She had stopped him in the street to quiz him about electrical appliances, about white and brown goods The firms listed here offer every conceivable electronic or battery-run device: White goods (washers, dryers, refrigerators, and ranges), brown goods (tvs, air conditioners, etc)
brown owl (n) (Orn) autillo (m)
in Brownie Guides
brown paper (n) papel (m) de estraza
brown rice (n) arroz (m) integral
brown sauce (n) (Britain) salsa de condimento, con sabor agridulce
brown study (n)
to be in a brown study estar absorto en sus pensamientos; estar en Babia (informal)
brown sugar (n) azúcar (m) moreno
Phrases with "brown"
Here are the most popular phrases with "brown." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
brown rice 
el arroz integral 
brown sugar 
el azúcar moreno 
brown eyes 
ojos marrones 
brown hair 
cabello castaño, pelo castaño 
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