Definition of olive brown in English:

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olive brown

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[mass noun]
A dull shade of yellowish brown: smears of sepia and olive brown [as modifier]: a beautiful olive-brown beetle
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  • Eggs are smooth, white or light blue with gray or olive-brown spots and range in size from 19 to 23 by 13 to 17 mm.
  • The male in breeding plumage is distinctive, with olive-brown sides and a black back accented with white stripes down the middle of a few long feathers.
  • Tourmaline with olive-brown cores and dark red rims was found as stubby crystals up to 4 cm in length.

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