brunette

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brunette

noun A woman with brown hair. The colour is provided by eumelanin with less amounts of phaeomelanin.
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The shaven face, which I had pointed out at the Opera, might have been covered by a beard in Pesca's time--his dark brown hair might be a wig--his name was evidently a false one.
Still, no face could be more unlike that ugly tailor's than this melancholy boy's face,--the brown hair round it waved and curled at the ends like a girl's; Tom thought that truly pitiable.
I'm so pleased that you think me worth that yellow dress, you know," he said, taking her hand and looking her over admiringly from the toes of her canary slippers to her smoothly parted brown hair.
Her figure was rigid as if paralysed; only her face within its frame of faint brown hair was alive with an appalling surprise.
She had the most adorable little nose and large brown eyes--he would describe her to Hayward--and masses of soft brown hair, the sort of hair it was delicious to bury your face in, and a skin which was like ivory and sunshine, and her cheek was like a red, red rose.
He has thick curling brown hair and black eyebrows now, and his whiskers are of the deepest purple.
Then his memory would conjure up a tuft of brown hair and a single white, thin hand over a coverlet, and he would feel, as we have all felt, that if we do not live and know each other after death, then indeed we are tricked and betrayed by all the highest hopes and subtlest intuitions of our nature.
A balloon of light brown hair soared, fully inflated, from the crown of her head.
Slenderly penciled, a little darker than her light brown hair, they just fitted her irregular nose that was feminine but not weak, that if anything was piquant and that picturesquely might be declared impudent.
The one who was leaning in the chair -- that is to say, the joyous, the laughing one -- was a beautiful girl of from eighteen to twenty, with brown complexion and brown hair, splendid, from eyes which sparkled beneath strongly-marked brows, and particularly from her teeth, which seemed to shine like pearls between her red coral lips.
For the rest her brown hair grew low over her broad white forehead, and was topped by a neat little lace cap with ribbons of a violet color.
He looked at the beautiful brown hair, shading the coquettish face; he looked at the free dash of the signature, which was a bold one for a woman's; and then they looked at one another.