olivaceous

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

adjective

of a deep shade of green; olive.

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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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