Definition of olivaceous in English:

olivaceous

Syllabification: ol·i·va·ceous
Pronunciation: /ˌäləˈvāSHəs
 
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adjective

technical
  • Of a dusky yellowish green color; olive green.
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    • Removing two other birds - an olivaceous warbler and a yellow-vented bulbul - from the 30-foot-long net, he heads for his base of operations: a folding card table in the middle of a weedy lot.
    • The positive samples contained intact, determinate conidiophores, which varied in color between colorless and brown, and swollen phialides (colorless to brown) with 1-celled dark olivaceous spores were present.
    • One of them was an Icterine warbler the other was some other nondescript type of Hippolais species, possibly an olivaceous warbler.

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