olive green


Definition of olive green

: a greenish olive

Examples of olive green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beyoncé shared photos of her stunning outfit, an olive green minidress by Balmain, on Instagram. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beyoncé Wore an Olive Green Balmain Minidress to the Queen & Slim Premiere," 1 Dec. 2019 The New Era cuffed hat comes in olive green and has a silicone Cleveland Browns logo and NFL Salute to Service ribbon. Alicia Kortendick, cleveland, "Salute to Service: How to buy Browns gear Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. wear on sidelines to honor military," 11 Nov. 2019 Colors: saffron, olive green, navy, cinnamon, bright red 5. Monica Barnett, NBC News, "9 'game-changer' items to add into your fall wardrobe NOW," 4 Oct. 2019 The wood-boring jewel beetle, smaller than a grain of rice, with an exoskeleton of olive green and red, was discovered in the cuttings of a European beech tree. National Geographic, "Can the United States stop poaching at home?," 17 Oct. 2019 Notably, the olive green dress by Staud that Meghan chose for her visit to the Auwal Masjid mosque, was made out of recycled tissue nylon. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle and the Power of the Re-Wear: How Her Royal Tour Wardrobe Kept the Focus on Substance," 5 Oct. 2019 The Grammy Award-winning singer also shared photos of Jay-Z, who wore olive green pants and a button-up with decals of Muhammad Ali. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beyoncé Has an Early Birthday Celebration at Made in America Festival," 3 Sep. 2019 His palette ran to burnt umber, yellow ocher, burnt sienna, olive green. Los Angeles Times, "Judy Chicago says, ‘I was being erased’ from Southern California art history," 6 Sep. 2019 Fleece jackets and crewnecks that include olive green and dark blue are only some of the luxe winter vibes the Real Life Awaits collection provides. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Moose Knuckles Latest Fall Campaign Features Dennis Rodman," 22 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of olive green

1699, in the meaning defined above

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9 Dec 2019

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“Olive green.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olive%20green. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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