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Definition of "olive-drab" []

  • Of a light brownish green color (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "olive-drab" in a sentence
  • ""We want to be in control of our destiny," said Mr. Tarbell, whose olive-drab metal cigarette factory makes Signal and other brands."
  • "In the 50s and 60s L.L. Bean sold a parka that was two layers of olive-drab poplin of a quality seldom seen on this earth."
  • "Each man wore a U.S.-issued olive-drab jacket and blue watch cap, and carried a bag emblazoned with the phrase, "Islamic Republic of Afghanistan—Peace and Unity.""
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