|1.||[ adjective ] dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight|
|Synonyms:||parched scorched sunbaked baked|
"a vast desert all adust" "land lying baked in the heat" "parched soil" "the earth was scorched and bare" "sunbaked salt flats"
|2.||[ adjective ] (archaic) burned brown by the sun|
"of an adust complexion"- Sir Walter Scott
|Related terms:||archaism brunet|