olive green


Definition of olive green 

: a greenish olive

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After weeks of only wearing blush, white, and off-white to royal events, Meghan Markle has finally introduced another color into her official wardrobe: olive green. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Just Arrived at Prince Louis's Christening in Head-to-Toe Olive Green," 9 July 2018 The duchess wore a custom olive green dress from Ralph Lauren for the christening of Prince Louis Monday at the Chapel Royal in St. James's Palace in London. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, "All the details on Duchess Meghan's week of flawless fashion," 12 July 2018 Meghan wore an olive green Ralph Lauren dress, which featured a boatneck (one of her go-to styles) and a matching hat by Stephen Jones. Erin Hill, PEOPLE.com, "Aunt Meghan's Big Debut! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Step Out for Prince Louis' Christening," 9 July 2018 As the royal family gathers to celebrate the christening of Prince Louis in London today, Meghan Markle wore an olive green Ralph Lauren dress and matching hat by Stephen Jones for the occasion. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Wears Ralph Lauren to Prince Louis' Christening," 9 July 2018 When Nas arrived shortly after, he and Kanye were escorted to the opposite side of the park in a giant olive green army truck, with fans marching behind the track in excitement. Nerisha Penrose, Billboard, "Nas Lights Up Queensbridge Park for 'Nasir' Album Listening Party: Recap," 15 June 2018 The Queen, 92, wore a peach coat and hat alongside Philip, 97, who sported a suit paired with an olive green tie. Simon Perry, PEOPLE.com, "70 Years in Love! Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth Enjoy Sunny Polo Date," 25 June 2018 In a way, the first collection from The Make gives off a team spirit sort of vibe, with a base color palette of olive green, white, and mustard yellow, as well as a hint of pinstripe. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "The Make Wants to Redefine Business Casual for the Millennial Generation," 13 June 2018 The first sneakers will retail for $220 and come in all-white and olive green color schemes. Cara Zimmerman, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Weeknd Launches His Own Collection for Puma," 7 Aug. 2017

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1699, in the meaning defined above

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