Keywords: brown, ochre
As a Noun
The colour of earth or wood. English = brown.
As a Verb or Adjective
To be the colour of earth or wood. English = (be) brown.
This sign can also be used (especially in northern Australia) to mean the natural yellowish-brownish pigment which is contained in some soils and clays that are high in ferric oxide, like that found in northern and central Australia. It is often rubbed into the skin and used as body decoration. English = ochre.