Pronunciation: (sun'tan"), [key]
—n., v., -tanned, -tan•ning.
1. a browning or a brown color of the skin resulting from exposure to sunlight or a sunlamp; tan.
2. Also called mayfair tan, merida. a light to medium yellow-brown.
3. Also called pastel orange. a medium orange color.
tan1 (defs. 2, 4).
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