from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A grayish olive to dark olive brown or olive gray.
- n. Cloth of this color, often used in military uniforms.
- n. A uniform made from cloth of this color.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A greyish green colour, like that of a ripe green olive.
- n. Cloth of an olive drab colour, used often for military uniforms.
- adj. Of a greyish green colour, like that of a ripe green olive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
- n. military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
- n. a cloth of an olive-brown color used for military uniforms
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A toy manufacturer produced one hundred thousand olive drab caps that said "El Liberta-dor" and had the 26th of July logo of Fidel's movement.
No khaki and olive drab patrolmen strutting around, smirking over their plum duty — the Strip, glossy women, Christmas baskets from Mickey Cohen, the real grief over the city line with the LAPD.
These swift-moving fighters flew against a background imagery that was like an olive drab Other Plane.
A couple of runabouts, a dozen olive drab jon boats, and an aging houseboat swung off the T-shaped pier.
As he’d thought it would, the olive drab color accentuated Ezra’s prison pallor.
Right in the middle was an olive drab teepee, obviously fashioned from army surplus material,