ochre definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of ocher.
    • An earth pigment containing silica, aluminum and ferric oxide
    • A somewhat dark yellowish-orange color
    • The stop codon sequence "UAA."
    • See ocher.
    • See ocher.
    • any of different earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; utilized as a pigment
    • a moderate yellow-orange to orange shade
  • adjective:
    • Having a yellow-orange colour.
    • talking about cultures that covered their dead with ochre.
    • of a moderate orange-yellow color
  • verb:
    • to pay for with ochre

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