Definition of iron brown in English:

iron brown

noun

  • A dark brown or reddish-brown colour; any of various brown pigments containing iron.

adjective

  • Of a dark brown or reddish-brown colour.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From iron + brown.

Pronunciation

iron brown

/ˌʌɪən ˈbraʊn/