olive green
noun Date: 1699 a greenish olive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Olive green — Olive Ol ive, n. [F., fr. L. oliva, akin to Gr. ?. See {Oil}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A tree ({Olea Europ[ae]a}) with small oblong or elliptical leaves, axillary clusters of flowers, and oval, one seeded drupes. The tree has been cultivated for its fruit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Olive Green — (Пусан,Южная Корея) Категория отеля: Адрес: 306 9 Jeonpo Dong, Busanjin Gu, Busanjin Gu …   Каталог отелей

  • olive green — n. the color of the unripe olive * * * …   Universalium

  • olive green — n. the color of the unripe olive …   English World dictionary

  • olive green — noun a color that is lighter and greener than olive • Syn: ↑olive green • Hypernyms: ↑green, ↑greenness, ↑viridity …   Useful english dictionary

  • olive-green — noun a color that is lighter and greener than olive • Syn: ↑olive green • Hypernyms: ↑green, ↑greenness, ↑viridity …   Useful english dictionary

  • olive green — ol′ive green′ n. green with a yellowish or brownish tinge • Etymology: 1750–60 ol′ive green′, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • olive-green — /ol iv green /, n., adj. green with a yellowish or brownish tinge. [1750 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • olive green — /ɒləv ˈgrin/ (say oluhv green) noun green with a yellowish or brownish tinge …   Australian English dictionary

  • olive green — n. deep yellowish green color …   English contemporary dictionary

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