Definition of olive-skinned in English:

olive-skinned

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adjective

(Of a person) having yellowish-brown skin: an olive-skinned Italian goddess
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  • She described the man as "olive-skinned" or Mediterranean, with thick dark hair and a "slight fringe".
  • According to tradition, the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in 1531, leaving an olive-skinned image of herself on his cloak and helping drive the conversion of millions of Indians throughout the Americas.
  • The short, olive-skinned Greek customs officer took my passport and eyed me suspiciously.

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