Definition of Olive-drab

1. Adjective. Of a light brownish green color.

Exact synonyms: Drab
Similar to: Chromatic



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Olive-drab

olitory
oliva
oliva inferior
oliva superior
olivaceous
olivaceous-umber
olivanic
olivanic acid
olivary
olivary body
olivary eminence
olivaster
olive
olive-backed oriole
olive-brown
olive-drab (current term)
olive-drab uniform
olive-like
olive-tipped catheter
olive-tree agaric
olive branch
olive branches
olive brown
olive drab
olive family
olive green
olive grove
olive groves
olive juice
olive oil

Literary usage of Olive-drab

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1. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1905)
"Private of Cavalry in olive-drab uniform. 4. First Sergeant of Artillery in olive-drab ... Private of Infantry in olive-drab uniform and clothing roll. fi. ..."

2. The Dyer and Colour Maker's Companion: Containing Upwards of Two Hundred (1850)
"OLIVE DRAB STANDARD. 3 Measures of 4Bb.-Lavender. 2 Do. 16-Blue. 1 Do. ... OLIVE DRAB COLOUR. 1 Measure Standard. 4 Do. Gum Senegal Water. No. 152. ..."

3. Company Administration by William Henry Waldron (1917)
"COATS—olive-drab WOOL AND olive-drab COTTON. Length of Collar at Size Breast Waist Length sleeve bottom Inches Inches Inches Inches Inches 1 regular 33 29 ..."

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