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Definition of umber

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Umber Um"ber, a. Of or pertaining to umber; resembling umber; olive-brown; dark brown; dark; dusky. Their harps are of the umber shade That hides the blush of waking day. --J. R. Drake.
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Umbrere Um*brere, Umbriere Um*briere, n. [F. ombre a shade, L. umbra; cf. F. ombrelle a sunshade, OF. also ombri[`e]re. See Umbrella.] In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached. This was sometimes fixed, and sometimes moved freely upon the helmet and could be raised like the beaver. Called also umber, and umbril. [Obs.] But only vented up her umbriere. --Spenser.
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Grayling Gray"ling, n. [From Gray, a.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A European fish (Thymallus vulgaris), allied to the trout, but having a very broad dorsal fin; -- called also umber. It inhabits cold mountain streams, and is valued as a game fish. And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling. --Tennyson. 2. (Zo["o]l.) An American fish of the genus Thymallus, having similar habits to the above; one species (T. Ontariensis), inhabits several streams in Michigan; another (T. montanus), is found in the Yellowstone region.

Meaning of umber from wikipedia

- Umber is a natural brown or reddish-brown earth pigment that contains iron oxide and manganese oxide. Umber is darker than the other similar earth pigments...
- Umber is a brown or reddish-brown earth pigment. Umber or Umbers may also refer to: Umber Island, Antarctica Mark Umbers (born 1973), English actor Richard...
- Mark Umbers (born 17 June 1973) is an English theatre, film and television actor. Born in Harrogate, West Riding of Yorkshire, Umbers was brought up in...
- uniform to be "A Red Coat with a Buff-colour'd lining". Burnt umber is made by heating raw umber, which dehydrates the iron oxides and changes them partially...
- 2004 Umber was listed in Mojo's "Lost Albums You Must Own". Umber was first released in 1989 on LP by Glitterhouse Records with an all yellowish-umber colored...
- and fearful that if she has another girl, Umber will leave her. During the birth of their fourth child, Umber takes the child from the womb and declares...
- The mottled umber (Erannis defoliaria) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is common throughout much of the Palearctic region. The species was first...
- Siena, where it was produced during the Renaissance. Along with ochre and umber, it was one of the first pigments to be used by humans, and is found in...
- rich brown bituminous pigment, intermediate in tint between burnt umber and raw umber, and was one of the favorite colors of the Pre-Raphaelites. Mummy...
- Pseudapistosia umber is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Pieter Cramer in 1775. It is found in Panama, Colombia, Suriname, Ecuador and...
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