Definition of Ocherous

1. a. Of or pertaining to ocher; containing or resembling ocher; as, ocherous matter; ocherous soil.



Definition of Ocherous

1. Adjective. (American English) (alternative form of ochrous) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ocherous

1. containing or resembling ocher [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ocherous

ocellated crake
ocellated crakes
ocellated turkey
ocelli
ocellus
oceloid
ocelot
ocelots
och
och aye
och aye the noo
oche
ocher
ochered
ochering
ocherous (current term)
ochers
ochery
oches
ochidore
ochidores
ochimy
ochl-
ochlagogue
ochlagogues
ochlagogy
ochlarchy
ochleses
ochlesis
ochlocracies

Literary usage of Ocherous

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1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"Fore wings light ocherous brown with bluish black markings consisting of a series of ... Hind wings blackish fuscous with an ocherous submarginal line. ..."

2. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"Palpi about one-fourth as long as the proboscis, clothed with ocherous yellow scales, the apices whitish, the setae moderate, pale. Antennae with the joints ..."

3. Monograph of the Bombycine Moths of North America: Including Their by Alpheus Spring Packard, Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1905)
"Hind wings rounded at the apex, full on the outer edge, and rounded at the inner angle; ocherous, pink toward the base and inner edge, while the costal ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1907)
"Antennae gray, annulated with ocherous. Labial palpi and head whitish gray. Forewing ocherous strongly dusted with white, giving a speckled appearance to ..."

5. The Data of Geochemistry by Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1920)
"A nalyses of ocherous deposits. A. Deposit from Driburg, Germany. Analysis by FJH Ludwig, ... ocherous deposits ..."

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