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olivaceous Line breaks: oliv|aceous
Pronunciation: /ˌɒlɪˈveɪʃəs/

Definition of olivaceous in English:


Of a dusky yellowish green colour; olive green.
Example sentences
  • 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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