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olive drab

Syllabification: ol·ive drab

Definition of olive drab in English:

noun

A dull olive-green color, used in some military uniforms.
Example sentences
  • Trip wires are similar in appearance to very fine thread; they are olive-drab green in color and weighted at the free end.
  • In mid-September, our B - 25 Group received a single, strange new airplane in olive-drab camouflage, called the YO - 59.
  • Bert weaved through the smoldering jungle, passing abandoned, fire-gutted, olive-drab vehicles licked by dying flames and centuries-old banyan trees splintered by shrapnel and shell.

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