noun, adjective, verb (used with object), o·chred, o·chring.
verb (used with object), o·chered, o·cher·ing.
Origin of ocher
noun, adjective, verb
- a moderate yellow-orange to orange colour
- (as adjective)an ochre dress
Word Origin for ochre
type of clayey soil (much used in pigments), late 14c., from Old French ocre (c.1300) and directly from Late Latin ocra, from Latin ochra, from Greek ochra, from ochros "pale yellow," of unknown origin. As a color name, "brownish-yellow," it is attested from mid-15c. Related: Ochreous.