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brawn·y

(braw'nē), Do not confuse this word with branny.
Thickened (lichenified) and dusky (a darkened hue), as of a swelling.
[M.E. fleshy]

brawny

adjective Having large, strong muscles; muscular; fleshy; strong, bulky, athletic, stalwart, powerful, robust.

brawn·y

(brawn'ē)
Thickened (lichenified) and dusky (a darkened hue), as of a swelling.
[M.E. fleshy]
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