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[mass noun] Orange-brown, as a stain used in blazoning.
- ‘In addition to these tinctures, Tenné and sanguine are included.’
[usually postpositive] Of the colour of tenné.
Mid 16th century: obsolete French, variant of Old French tane (see tawny).
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