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English definition of “ochre”

ochre

noun [U] (US also ocher)     /ˈəʊ.kər/ US  /ˈoʊ.kɚ/
a yellowish-orange colour , or a substance obtained from the Earth that is used for giving this colour to paints Less common coloursCommon colours ochre     adjective having a yellowish-orange colour
(Definition of ochre noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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