MEANING: noun: 1. A reddish brown color. 2. A brown pigment originally made from the cuttlefish ink. 3. A drawing made with this pigment. 4. A monochrome photograph in this color.
adjective: Of a reddish-brown color.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin sepia (cuttlefish), from Greek sepia (cuttlefish). Earliest documented use: 1569.

SLEPIA - what the hypnotist tells you you are getting

SEMPIA - Marine Corps mascot. (Probably a dog, I think)

SE3PIA - a female multilingual droid