From ochre + -ous.
ochrous (comparative more ochrous, superlative most ochrous)
- Containing ochre.
- Ochre-coloured; brownish-yellow.
- 1967, William Styron, The Confessions of Nat Turner, Vintage 2004, p. 179:
- It was a Saturday, one of those dusty, ocherous autumnal days whose vivid weather never again seems so sweet and inviting after that youthful time of discovery [...].