[ ol-iv-green ]
/ ˈɒl ɪvˈgrin /
green with a yellowish or brownish tinge.
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Origin of olive-green
First recorded in 1750–60
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British Dictionary definitions for olive green
- a colour that is greener, stronger, and brighter than olive; deep yellowish-green
- (as adjective)an olive-green coat
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