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ochrous

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EtymologyEdit

From ochre +‎ -ous.

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ochrous (comparative more ochrous, superlative most ochrous)

  1. Containing ochre.
  2. 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 [...].