olive green


Definition of olive green

: a greenish olive

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For the joint visit to Bristol, Meghan wore a dress by Oscar de la Renta, olive green Sarah Flint boots, and a vintage William coat, per MeghanMaven.com. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Greeting Children in the Snow Will Melt Your Heart," 1 Feb. 2019 For the initial debut of the line, Allbirds released the Tree Runners, in an olive green shade inspired by the Painted Redstart. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Allbirds and the Audubon Society Created Sneakers Inspired by Endangered Birds for Earth Day 2019," 18 Apr. 2019 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31 The olive green face, 18-karat yellow gold hands and sunray dial make for an eye-catching addition to the Rolex Datejust range—but the best detail is at 6 o’clock, where the VI numeral is set with 11 diamonds. Alexander Fisher, WSJ, "Baselworld Report: Our 10 Favorite Watches," 26 Mar. 2019 According to People, Meghan wore a chic dress by Oscar de la Renta under her black William Vintage coat, and polished off her look with olive green boots by Sarah Flint. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Watch Meghan Markle Go Out of Her Way to Grab Prince Harry's Attention in This Adorable Clip," 1 Feb. 2019 Matcha: By far the trendiest option, this powder doesn't significantly change the taste and turns beer an olive green color. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Green Beer for St. Patrick's Day," 12 Feb. 2019 Whether your go-to color is an olive green or off-white, consistently return to it while decorating for a cohesive look. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Here's How to Pull Off an Eclectic Decorating Style," 17 Aug. 2018 There was the bold blue stripes for Wimbledon, the olive green shade for Prince Louis’ christening, and the sleek black dress for her RAF Centenary appearance. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's House of Nonie Dusky Pink Trench Is a Throwback to Her Former Style," 17 July 2018 While the 46-year-old actor was snapped driving to rehab on Wednesday, Sexton was spotted on the beaches of Malibu rocking an olive green bikini and enjoying a relaxing a day in the sun. Morgan M. Evans, Fox News, "Lindsay Shookus' breakup from Ben Affleck was reportedly 'very hard': 'She had to let him hit bottom'," 25 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of olive green

1699, in the meaning defined above

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