American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A green-yellow hue of low to medium lightness and low to moderate saturation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a dark brownish green, like the color of the olive.
- n. a color that is lighter and greener than olive
“I was already wearing my favorite olive green corduroy pants and looking at myself in the mirror, I felt, overall, quite capable of finding this missing NYU coed, at least wardrobe-wise.”
““Mourning never really ends, only as time goes on, as we do our work, it may erupt less frequently,” said the man in an olive green suit, addressing a group of social workers, nurses, and hospice employees gathered in the public library in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.”
“Any guests had to sleep with Gierman or on the olive green couch in the living room.”
“Reddish grey, sometimes almost olive green in colour, with white blotches and sparse, coarse bristles, the animal has no comeliness, and yet when a herd frolics in the water, rising in unison with graceful undulatory movements for air, and the sunlight flashes in helioscopic rays from wet backs, the spectacle is rare and fine.”
“Another handsome creature of olive green with blue wavy stripes and spots (FISTULARIS SERRATUS) has the shape of a gar-fish, and to counterbalance a long tubular snout, a slender filament resembling the bare feather shaft of some bird of paradise extending from the tail.”
“Examining the specimens procured, it was found that they resembled lampreys in shape, olive green in colour, with pale lemon-coloured streaks and marks.”
“Grungy, dirty building, olive green dirty carpets, because we were renting the space.”
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