olive green


Definition of olive green

: a greenish olive

Examples of olive green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the other hand, The Void palette ($45) is much edgier with shades such as Spores (muted silver), Mind Flayer (olive green), and Creel House (shimmering navy). Addison Aloian, Allure, 12 May 2022 Phan's series of snaps featured a close-up look of a unique white cake topped with an olive green and floral layer that was surrounded by flowers and fruit. Charmaine Patterson, PEOPLE.com, 31 Mar. 2022 Zelenskyy, dressed in his signature olive green shirt, drew a thunderous standing ovation and and spoke at length about the connection between cinema and reality. Jake Coyle, USA TODAY, 17 May 2022 Zelensky, dressed in his familiar military olive green, posted a video of himself walking in the streets of Kyiv to mark the occasion. Frida Ghitis, CNN, 9 May 2022 The president’s olive green fleece is made by a Ukrainian tactical gear maker called M-TAC. Tiffany Ap, Quartz, 9 May 2022 The Alo Yoga cargo pants come in black and dark olive green and cost $158. Alex Warner, PEOPLE.com, 22 Apr. 2022 Wearing his trademark olive green, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed Germany's parliament on Thursday. David Meyer, Fortune, 18 Mar. 2022 Set yourself with an ultra-sleek version crafted from leather in neutral tones of tan, white, and brown to earthier olive green and tawny. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Vogue, 5 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of olive green

1699, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2022

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“Olive green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olive%20green. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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