- a dull yellowish-brown to yellowish-green colour
- (as adjective)an olive-brown coat
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Examples from the Web for olive brown
It contained five olive-brown eggs which were near to hatching.The Swan and Her Crew
George Christopher Davies
The colour is coppery or an olive-brown, varying with the altitude.Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1
Charles Reginald Enock
The olive-brown robe of one saint is balanced by the rich red of the other.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo
These specimens are olive-brown above with cream-colored spots on the flanks; the dorsal tail-fin does not extend onto the body.
In living individuals the dorsal ground color varies from pale brown to gray with dark brown or olive-brown markings.