Thesaurus / olive-brown
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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The olive-brown robe of one saint is balanced by the rich red of the other.

When newly laid the egg (Plate 5, Fig. 1a) is yellowish, but changes to olive-brown.

Five eggs are usually laid, green of various shades in ground colour, spotted and blotched with olive-brown and gray.

British Sea BirdsCharles Dixon

Olive-brown filaments, resembling fine, knotted threads, each knob having a whorl of delicate filaments.

The Sea-beach at Ebb-tideAugusta Foote Arnold

It contained five olive-brown eggs which were near to hatching.

The Swan and Her CrewGeorge Christopher Davies

The four eggs of the Curlew vary from olive-green to buff, 97 blotched and spotted with olive-brown and pale gray.

British Sea BirdsCharles Dixon

His lean, olive-brown face, with its guileless clear eyes and his lanky figure in blue jeans vividly recalled Oak Creek to Carley.

Eggs—Three or four, bluish-white or greenish-blue, with cinnamon or olive-brown markings.

This olive-brown species, shown on Plate 4, Fig. 7, has a reddish-tinged form—ab.

They are of an olive-green or olive-brown colour, and usually become darker on drying.

WORDS RELATED TO OLIVE-BROWN

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.