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Adj.1.olive-coloured - having the color of green olives
coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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Almost as soon as he had spoken, a portly upright man (whom I can see now, as I write) in a well-worn olive-coloured frock-coat, with a peculiar pallor over-spreading the red in his complexion, and eyes that went wandering about when he tried to fix them, came up to a corner of the bars, and put his hand to his hat - which had a greasy and fatty surface like cold broth - with a half-serious and half-jocose military salute.
His romantic, olive-coloured face and worn expression interested him.
One of the boys at the top of the drive was bigger built with mousycoloured hair, wearing an olive-coloured top.
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Near industrial agricultural methods and EU subsidies robbed this striking olive-coloured bird of the overgrown fields and untamed fringes that were once part of the rural patchwork.
The olive-coloured coat - featuring a drawstring, front flap pockets, press studs and a fishtail hem - is ideal for late summer festival dressing and the perfect his and hers outerwear piece.
An official of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, told Reuters there were currently around 2,000 people inside the Opatovac camp, a fenced former industrial plant where around 150 olive-coloured, military-style tents have been set up.
Bamboo and broom grass -- a delicate, fragrant, olive-coloured grass used to make Indian brooms -- are among the chief plants grown in this rocky, hilly region.
Only the medicinal leeches are used for treatment, which are brown, red striped and olive-coloured.
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