olive-colored olive-colored

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the color of green olives

Usage(s):

  1. Unemployed and living on his $1,200-a-month service pension, the former chief radioman kept house in an olive-colored trailer in Davis, Calif.
  2. The scores of Composers Rossellini and Suchon are as different as Italy's olive-colored hills and Slovakia's heavily forested mountains.
  3. The olive-colored world that Kay Sage confines to canvas is wide, wet, uninhabited and untroubled.

News

  • Invasive Slimy Worm Threatens World's Escargot Supply

    Ruuuuuuuunn!! Workers in Normandy were recently thrown for a loop when they spotted a weird and unsightly black- and olive-colored worm hanging out in local botanical gardens. After alerting authorities and running some DNA tests, little guy was confirmed to be a New Guinea flatworm, also known as a snail-eating flatworm, and, well, you know what they say: For every New Guinea flatworm you can ...
    on March 6, 2014     Source: New York Magazine

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