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olive drab

olive drab

noun

: a grayish-green color; also : clothing of this color

Full Definition of OLIVE DRAB

1
:  a grayish olive
2
a :  a wool or cotton fabric of an olive drab color
b :  a uniform of this fabric

Examples of OLIVE DRAB

  1. a shirt in olive drab
  2. The soldiers were dressed in olive drab.

First Known Use of OLIVE DRAB

1878

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