olive brown

olive brown
noun
a shade of brown tinged with green
Hypernyms: ↑brown, ↑brownness

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noun
: any of a group of colors intermediate in hue between yellowish browns and olives; typically : a moderate olive that is lighter and very slightly redder than the color autumn — called also bronze nude, old olive

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olive brown,
a yellowish-brown color.
ol|ive-brown «OL ihv BROWN», adjective.
brown with a yellowish tinge.

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