Definition of tenné in English:

tenné

(also tenny)

noun

Heraldry
  • Orange-brown, as a stain used in blazoning.

    • ‘In addition to these tinctures, Tenné and sanguine are included.’

adjective

Heraldry
  • usually postpositive Of the color of tenné.

Origin

Mid 16th century: obsolete French, variant of Old French tane (see tawny).

Pronunciation

tenné

/ˈtenē/