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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.olive-drab - of a light brownish green color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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