olive green


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

olive green

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

ol′ive-green′ adj.

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.

ol′ive green′



n.
green with a yellowish or brownish tinge.
[1750–60]
ol′ive-green′, adj.
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
Translations
References in classic literature ?
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.
LAHORE -- The Punjab police's senior command seems to have succumbed to the pressure of some PML-N parliamentarians and is attempting to revisit the olive green uniform a year after it was introduced.
LAHORE:The high command of Punjab police reportedly has succumbed to the pressure of some Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers and forming a body to revisit the new olive green uniform a year after it was introduced, reported a local English newspaper.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Kate Middleton arrived at the 71st British Academy Film Awards in an olive green Jenny Packham gown, standing out from the crowd dressed in black.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Paint Ready Mixed Air Drying Matt Finish For General Purpose Olive Green
Based on a rich autumnal palette of navy, olive green and burgundy, the collection perfectly balances comfort and style to create pieces that work anytime, anywhere.
MJ was dressed in a safari outfit while Dad wore olive green and boots like a forest ranger:
While suits and blazers in olive green give that classy look, bright green chinos or corduroys, combined with T-shirts, provide the cool look.
The Onslaught is available in black or olive green.
Pictured right is the collection's spotlighted ophthalmic frame, 'ET17506,' which is available in olive green, as well as black and brown.
She was last seen wearing an olive green Parka coat, a navy blue and white-striped jumper and black leggings with brown boots.