noun, adjective, verb (used with object), o·chred, o·chring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ochreo·chre·ous [oh-ker-uhs, oh-kree-uhs], /ˈoʊ kər əs, ˈoʊ kri əs/, o·chrous [oh-kruhs], /ˈoʊ krəs/, o·chry [oh-kree], /ˈoʊ kri/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for ochre
It has faded from pixelated gray to rusted ochre, fringed on the edges with black sweat grease.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ochre spaghetti you get looks steampunk, but tastes just fine.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our guide, Mouha, glanced up at the trail that disappeared far into the ochre uplands.
In this 1962 painting, called “Ochre and Black,” Gottlieb shows us pulling a face.
Burnt ochre, which is very serviceable in stucco work, is made as follows.
Into this they pour chalk and bray it, obtaining the colour of Attic yellow ochre.
Brick dust and yellow ochre are sometimes found as adulterants.Field's Chromatography|George Field
The female must content herself with burnt sienna back-covering which comes down onto her ochre-coloured belly.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
"Churinga" in Australia are greased with the natural moisture of the palm of the hand, and rubbed with red ochre.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for ochre
- a moderate yellow-orange to orange colour
- (as adjective)an ochre dress