olive drab


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olive drab

n.
1. A grayish olive to dark olive brown or olive gray.
2.
a. Cloth of this color, often used in military uniforms.
b. also olive drabs A uniform made from cloth of this color.

ol′ive-drab′ adj.

olive drab

n
1. (Colours)
a. a dull but fairly strong greyish-olive colour
b. (as adjective): an olive-drab jacket.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) cloth or clothes in this colour, esp the uniform of the US Army. Abbreviation: OD

ol′ive drab′


n.
1. a deep olive color.
2. woolen cloth of this color, used esp. for military uniforms.
3. Usu., olive drabs. a military uniform made from this cloth.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.olive drab - a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
olive - a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
2.olive drab - military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
military uniform - prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers
olive drab - a cloth of an olive-brown color used for military uniforms
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
3.olive drab - a cloth of an olive-brown color used for military uniforms
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
olive-drab uniform, olive drab - military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
Translations
oliva brunastro
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