olive-green

[ ol-iv-green ]
/ ˈɒl ɪvˈgrin /

noun, adjective

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

olive green

noun

  1. a colour that is greener, stronger, and brighter than olive; deep yellowish-green
  2. (as adjective)an olive-green coat
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