olive green


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olive green

n.
A green-yellow hue of low to medium lightness and low to moderate saturation.

ol′ive-green′ adj.
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olive green

n
(Colours)
a. a colour that is greener, stronger, and brighter than olive; deep yellowish-green
b. (as adjective): an olive-green coat.
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ol′ive green′



n.
green with a yellowish or brownish tinge.
[1750–60]
ol′ive-green′, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.olive green - a color that is lighter and greener than oliveolive green - a color that is lighter and greener than olive
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
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In the adults, as I was to learn quite soon, this color deepens to an olive green and is darker in the male than in the female.
the open sea, with but a few scattered pieces of ice and moving icebergs--a long stretch of sea; a world of birds in the air, and myriads of fishes under those waters, which varied from intense blue to olive green, according to the bottom.
Ramona told police that the gunman who wore an olive green jacket, a white helmet and a mask blocked their car and opened fire, hitting the driver's side of the vehicle.
The gunman, clad in an olive green jacket and white helmet, sped off towards EDSA -Pasay City.
Finished in olive green the specials are decked out to resemble the DBS driven by Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
The results revealed that 31% of participants felt warmest in the olive green room, with some even reporting feeling five degrees warmer than the actual temperature.
Two years ago, the black shirt and khaki pants combo was replaced with the olive green attire during the tenure of IGP Mushtaq Sukhera.
One official added: 'We were only given two pairs of the olive green uniform in the two years since it was introduced, and now, when the government has been planning to change to the sky blue uniform the olive green ones have been given to the police.'
Finish options include Realtree Edge, Badlands FX, Molten Black, Tactical Sand and Olive Green.
Early last year, the PMLN-led Punjab government had replaced the old (black and khakhi) uniform with olive green colour, and this amendment had been implemented after 59 years.