Etymology
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burnt (adj.)

late 14c., "consumed or scorched by fire," past-participle adjective from the original past participle of burn (v.), which was displaced after 16c, by burned. Burnt offering "animal burned whole upon an altar in Jewish ritual" is from late 14c., a biblical phrase (see Exodus xx.24, Mark xii.33). Burnt-cork (1800) was used as theatrical makeup in blackface acts. Burnt fox was an old slang name for a student during his second half-year in a German university.

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Definitions of burnt

burnt (adj.)
ruined by overcooking;
she served us underdone bacon and burnt biscuits
Synonyms: burned
burnt (adj.)
treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point;
burnt sienna
Synonyms: burned
burnt (adj.)
destroyed or badly damaged by fire;
barricaded the street with burnt-out cars
a charred bit of burnt wood
Synonyms: burned / burned-over / burned-out / burnt-out
From wordnet.princeton.edu