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  • of a light brown to brownish orange color

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  • Tawny: Tawny may refer to: Tawny (given name), a feminine given name Tawny (color) Tawny port, a strong aged wine Tawny, a 1954 record album by Jackie Gleason
  • Tawny owl: owl" redirects here. For other uses, see Brown owl (disambiguation). The tawny owl or brown owl (Strix aluco) is a stocky, medium-sized owl commonly found
  • Tawny (color): For other uses, see Tawny (disambiguation). Tawny (also called tenné) is a light brown to brownish-orange color. The word means "tan-colored", from
  • Tawny-faced quail: The tawny-faced quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family, and the only species in its genus Rhynchortyx. It is found
  • Tawny tuco-tuco: The tawny tuco-tuco (Ctenomys fulvus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Bidau, C., Lessa, E. &
  • Tawny Little: Tawny Elaine Little (née Godin; born September 15, 1956, Portland, Maine) is an American television presenter and former Miss America (1976). Little
  • Tawny-breasted myiobius: The tawny-breasted myiobius or tawny-breasted flycatcher (Myiobius villosus) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia
  • Tawny-tufted toucanet: The tawny-tufted toucanet (Selenidera nattereri) is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana
  • Tawny frogmouth: The tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) is a species of frogmouth native to Australia that is found throughout the Australian mainland and Tasmania
  • Tawny pipit: The tawny pipit (Anthus campestris) is a medium-large passerine bird which breeds in much of temperate Europe and Asia, and northwest Africa. It is a

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Meaning of the Name 'Tawny'


  • Meaning: A green field: the warm sandy color of a lion's coat.
  • Origin: Irish
  • Gender: Female


Tawny Sample Sentences in News


  • Two Rare Very Special Hundred Year Old Tawny Ports
    Yup, that's right. Not one but two hundred-plus year old Ports in, of course, deluxe boxes, were released this year by the two largest Port producers. Read more on this news related to 'Tawny'
  • AgriLife Extension entomologists brace for possible new ag pest
      Tawny crazy ant has potential for profound effect on production agriculture, experts say Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Charles Allen, 325-653-4576, ctallen@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Bill Ree, 979-845-6479, w-ree@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The tawny crazy ant, a relative newcomer to the U.S., is expanding its range, causing concern among T Read more on this news related to 'Tawny'
  • Sarah Connolly's Christmas playlist
    Mezzo Sarah Connolly shares her festive playlist, with a sublime selection of vocal music old and new Singing belongs to Christmas like tawny port cries out for a sweet, nutty cheddar, so naturally all of my choices are vocal. I adore Christmas-time, and especially the Carols from King’s BBC broadcast which always introduces new compositions and stunning arrange Read more on this news related to 'Tawny'

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