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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A moderate yellow-orange to orange color; Any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide adj. - Of a moderate orange-yellow color.

Usage examples (28)
  • E'en as a fresco one sees drawn on a wall, painted in ochre,
  • Burnt ochre, which is very serviceable in stucco work, is made as follows.
  • Such change cannot take place in ochre, which is altogether a mineral substance.
  • For the next five centuries the bodies were finished with red ochre, which is found in abundance near Arica. for more
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