from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like ocher; consisting of ocher.
  • In botany, same as ocherous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Ocherous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective ocherous


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  • They appear to be a composition, and are of three or four distinct shades, the darkest a brown approaching to black, the next a warm or red brown, and the lightest, which forms the ground work, an ochery white.

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