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Adj.1.olive-brown - of a brown color with a greenish tinge
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Already, at thirty-five, grey streaked the scanty, dull hair, wrinkles lined the worn olive-brown face, and the tendons of the thin neck stood out.
Brussels: The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is reviewing how it displays the artist's Sunflowers painting after a pioneering new technique revealed the painting's petals and stems were withering to an olive-brown colour as a result of his use of a light-sensitive yellow paint.
A busy, olive-brown warbler, the chiffchaff flits through trees and shrubs, wagging its tail distinctively while looking for insects to pick out and snap while flying.
olivacea are grey-olive, yellow-brown to olive-brown (Stebbins 1985; Matsuda and others 2006), and the margins of the large scales on the nape are far less conspicuous.
In life, the body coloration was olive-brown dorsally, with scattered green markings, and faded into reddish-orange on the cephalic plate and 1st tergite, as well as the last 2 or 3 tergites (Fig.
Ascospores single celled, slightly or darkly coloured, most frequently olive-brown, occasionally bright coloured, typically lemon shaped but occurring in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours.
The Australian law requires not only health warnings and images of the physical damage that smoking causes, but also that the packs themselves be plain, with brand names in small generic type, no logos, and no color other than a drab olive-brown.
Hyphae were branched, septate, brownish with simple olive-brown, septate conidiophores that were variable in length.
Alternaria alternata isolated from Chenopodium album produced conidiophores simple, olive-brown, septate, variable in length with terminal conidia, which are solitary or in short chains [17].
Females are 30 to 35 mm in overall length, cylindrical in form, often with a highly rugose and frequently warty integument, green, brown or olive-brown in color.
Interesting to note is that this specimen is almost devoid of the olive-green to olive-brown spore slime usually covering its top, and which insects eat and spread to other sites in their travels.