olivaceous

[ ol-uh-vey-shuh s ]
/ ˌɒl əˈveɪ ʃəs /
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adjective

of a deep shade of green; olive.

Nearby words

  1. olingo,
  2. olinguito,
  3. olio,
  4. oliphant,
  5. oliva,
  6. olivares,
  7. olivary,
  8. olivary body,
  9. olivary nucleus,
  10. olive

Origin of olivaceous

1770–80; < New Latin olīvāceus, equivalent to Latin olīv(a) olive + -āceus -aceous

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British Dictionary definitions for olivaceous

olivaceous

/ (ˌɒlɪˈveɪʃəs) /

adjective

of an olive colour
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