- a dull yellowish-brown to yellowish-green colour
- (as adjective)an olive-brown coat
Related Words for olive brownbeige, drab, khaki, brownish, brown, natural, gold, saddle, ecru, cream, bronze, buff, biscuit, sand, suntan, olive, umber, tawny, yellowish
Examples from the Web for olive brown
Historical Examples of olive brown
It contained five olive-brown eggs which were near to hatching.The Swan and Her Crew
George Christopher Davies
The colour is coppery or an olive-brown, varying with the altitude.Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1
Charles Reginald Enock
The olive-brown robe of one saint is balanced by the rich red of the other.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo
These specimens are olive-brown above with cream-colored spots on the flanks; the dorsal tail-fin does not extend onto the body.
In living individuals the dorsal ground color varies from pale brown to gray with dark brown or olive-brown markings.