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Noun: ochre  ow-ku(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: ocher)
  1. A moderate yellow-orange to orange colour
    - ocher [US]
     
  2. Any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
    - ocher [US]
Adjective: ochre  ow-ku(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: ocher)
  1. Of a moderate orange-yellow colour
    - ocher [US]

Derived forms: ochres

See also: chromatic

Type of: earth color [US], earth colour [Brit, Cdn], orange yellow, saffron

Encyclopedia: Ochre