Definition of tenné in English:

tenné

noun

mass noun
  • Orange-brown, as a stain used in blazoning.

    ‘In addition to these tinctures, Tenné and sanguine are included.’

adjective

usually postpositive
  • Of the colour of tenné.

Origin

Mid 16th century obsolete French, variant of Old French tane (see tawny).

Pronunciation

tenné

/ˈtɛni/