ochroid

ochroid

[oh-kroid]
adjective
yellow as ocher.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Greek ōchroeidḗs pallid, equivalent to ōchr- ocher + -oeidēs -oid

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ocher (ˈəʊkə)
 
n, —adj, —vb
the US spelling of ochre
 
'ocherous
 
adj
 
'ochery
 
adj
 
ochroid
 
adj

ochre or ocher (ˈəʊkə)
 
n
1.  any of various natural earths containing ferric oxide, silica, and alumina: used as yellow or red pigments
2.  a.  a moderate yellow-orange to orange colour
 b.  (as adjective): an ochre dress
 
vb
3.  (tr) to colour with ochre
 
[C15: from Old French ocre, from Latin ōchra, from Greek ōkhra, from ōkhros pale yellow]
 
ocher or ocher
 
n
 
vb
 
[C15: from Old French ocre, from Latin ōchra, from Greek ōkhra, from ōkhros pale yellow]
 
ochreous or ocher
 
adj
 
ochrous or ocher
 
adj
 
ochry or ocher
 
adj
 
'ocherous or ocher
 
adj
 
'ochery or ocher
 
adj
 
ochroid or ocher
 
adj

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