brunet

[broo-net]
adjective
1.
(especially of a male) brunette.
noun
2.
a person, usually a male, with dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.

Origin:
1885–90; < French, equivalent to brun brown + -et -et

brunetness, noun
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brunet
"dark-complexioned person," 1887, from Fr. brunet, dim. of brun "brown," which is from a Gmc. source (see brown).
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Brunet and colleagues say the brow is the result of where the face lies relative to the base of the head.
Brunet hopes that similar treatments can address other psychiatric problems, too.
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