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olive drab

Translation of olive drab in Spanish:

noun/nombre

(American English/inglés norteamericano)
  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (color) caqui (masculine) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (cloth) caqui (masculine)
    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.
    1.3
    (olive drabs plural)
    (uniform)[ uniforme de la infantería estadounidense ]

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