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brownienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbraʊ.ni/

Brownienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbraʊ.ni/ (UK also Brownie Guide)
a ​girlaged between seven and ten (or between around seven and nine in the US) who is a ​member of the ​internationalorganization for ​young women called the Guides, or the Girl Scouts in the US: UK The ​girlswanted to ​join a Brownie pack (= ​group).US The ​girlswanted to ​join a Brownie troop (= ​group).
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brownienoun [C]

 us   /ˈbrɑʊ·ni/
a ​small, ​square, ​chocolatecake, often ​containingnuts

Brownienoun [C]

 us   /ˈbrɑʊ·ni/
a ​member of the Brownies
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