Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: O O. Oa Ob Oc Od Oe Of Og Oh Oi Oj Ok Ol Om On Oo Op Oq Or Os Ot Ou Ov Ow Ox Oy Oz
ochotona | ochotona collaris | ochotona princeps | ochotonidae | ochraceous | ochre | ochrea | ochreate | ochreated | ochreous | ochrey

ochre

RELATED WORD :


 : 
Noun, Verb (transitive)
 : 
o=chre

CIDE DICTIONARY

ochren. [F. ocre, L. ochra, fr. Gr. , from () pale, pale yellow.].
  •  A impure earthy ore of iron or a ferruginous clay, usually red (hematite) or yellow (limonite), -- used as a pigment in making paints, etc. The name is also applied to clays of other colors.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The color of ocher{1}, varying around orange, from more yellowish to more reddish in tint.  [PJC]
ochren. 
     See Ocher.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ochre, n. (US ocher)
1 a mineral of clay and ferric oxide, used as a pigment varying from light yellow to brown or red.
2 a pale brownish yellow.

Derivative
ochreish adj. ochreous adj. ochrous adj. ochry adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF ocre f. L ochra f. Gk okhra yellow ochre

For further exploring for "ochre" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #06: On Bible View and Passage View, drag the yellow bar to adjust your screen. [ALL]
created in 0.21 seconds
powered by bible.org