a browning or a brown color of the skin resulting from exposure to sunlight or a sunlamp; tan.
Also called mayfair tan, merida. a light to medium yellow-brown.
Also called pastel orange. a medium orange color.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), suntanned, suntanning.
tan1 ( defs 2, 4 ).

1900–05; sun + tan1 Unabridged
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suntan (ˈsʌnˌtæn)
a.  Often shortened to: tan a brownish colouring of the skin caused by the formation of the pigment melanin within the skin on exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun or a sunlamp
 b.  (as modifier): suntan oil

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Example sentences
Moreover, the cheaper flights get, the easier it is to travel south for a
Some suntan oils smell of coconut, so the scent is supposed to remind people of
  past holidays.
On my fingers your slick scent mixed with the coconut musk of the suntan lotion
  we'd repeatedly smeared over each other's bodies.
Apply suntan lotion as needed to prevent a skin burn while out on the bay.
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