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Meaning of "ocherous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OCHEROUS

ocherous  [ˈəʊkərəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OCHEROUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ocherous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OCHEROUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ocherous

Ochre

Ochre (/ˈoʊkər/ OH-kər; from Greek: ὠχρός, ōkhrós, (pale yellow, pale), also spelled ocher) is a natural earth pigment containing hydrated iron oxide, which ranges in color from yellow to deep orange or brown. It is also the name of the colors produced by this pigment, especially a light brownish-yellow. A variant of ochre containing a large amount of hematite, or dehydrated iron oxide, has a reddish tint known as "red ochre".

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OCHEROUS


acarus
ˈækərəs
adventurous
ədˈvɛntʃərəs
cankerous
ˈkæŋkərəs
cantankerous
kænˈtæŋkərəs
Carreras
kəˈrɛərəs
chancrous
ˈʃæŋkərəs
dangerous
ˈdeɪndʒərəs
decorous
ˈdɛkərəs
generous
ˈdʒɛnərəs
glamorous
ˈɡlæmərəs
glamourous
ˈɡlæmərəs
Honduras
hɒnˈdjʊərəs
humorous
ˈhjuːmərəs
Icarus
ˈɪkərəs
ichorous
ˈaɪkərəs
indecorous
ɪnˈdɛkərəs
numerous
ˈnjuːmərəs
rancorous
ˈræŋkərəs
rigorous
ˈrɪɡərəs
vigorous
ˈvɪɡərəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OCHEROUS

och
oche
ocher
ochery
ochidore
ochlocracies
ochlocracy
ochlocrat
ochlocratic
ochlocratical
ochlocratically
ochlophobia
ochlophobiac
ochlophobic
ochone
ochraceous
ochre
ochrea
ochreae
ochreous

WORDS THAT END LIKE OCHEROUS

adulterous
boisterous
cadaverous
cancerous
coniferous
cruciferous
lecherous
murderous
noncancerous
obstreperous
odoriferous
onerous
porous
preposterous
prosperous
seminiferous
serous
slanderous
splendiferous
thunderous
treacherous

Synonyms and antonyms of ocherous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ocherous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OCHEROUS

Find out the translation of ocherous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ocherous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ocherous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

赭色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ocre
570 millions of speakers

English

ocherous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ocherous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ocherous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

охристый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ocherous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ocherous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ocreuse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Olok-olok
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ockerfarbenen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

黄土色の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ocherous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ocherous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ocherous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ocherous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अधाशीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ocherous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ocraceo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ocherous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

охристий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ocherous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ωχροειδείς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ocherous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ocherous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ocherous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ocherous

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OCHEROUS»

The term «ocherous» is used very little and occupies the 186.602 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OCHEROUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ocherous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OCHEROUS»

Discover the use of ocherous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ocherous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Geological Survey Professional Paper
The deposits in these States are limonite and ocherous material that has been leached from pyrite-bearing sedimentary rocks and redeposited by ground water in fractures or in the residual soil. Deposits in Georgia are in fractures and fault ...
‎1973
2
A manual of Philippine birds
(Swinhoe.) Length, 305; culmen, 50; wing, 150; tail, 39; tarsus, 51. “Adult female —Different from the male. Dusky reddish brown, spotted all over with ocherous- buff, the feathers externally spotted or notched with this color; wing-coverts like the ...
R.C. McGregor
3
Mammals of the Soviet Union, Volume 2 Part 2 Carnivora ...
Anterior to this section, separating it from the white color below the neck, a light ocherous field in the form 461 of a cross belt joins with the brightly colored sides of the neck. The posterior portion of the abdomen is usually white, sometimes with ...
V. G. Heptner, 1992
4
Hymenoptera: Symphyta. Part 6
Stigma ocherous, antennae ocherous or black with white apex. Penial valve without apical spine. 104 (105) Antennae black, apices of their 7th, 8th and 9th segments white. Body entirely black, mandibles white, tibiae and tarsi ocherous.
Gleb Sergeevich Medvedev, 1994
5
Geological Survey Bulletin
The varicolored ocherous shale beds ordinarily occur immediately below the clay bed. This ocherous shale is of particular interest because it is closely associated with the Olive Hill clay bed, and probably the two are related in origin.
‎1949
6
Geology of the Anlauf and Drain Quadrangles, Douglas and ...
The varicolored ocherous shale beds ordinarily occur immediately below the clay bed. This ocherous shale is of particular interest because it is closely associated with the Olive Hill clay bed, and probably the two are related in origin.
Linn Hoover, 1963
7
Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northern United States and Canada
Cap cuticle filamentous; hyphae interCORTINARIUS SPECIOSISSIMUS woven, radially arranged and parallel, cylindrical, 7.0—l6.7 um wide, thin- to slightly thick -walled, encrusted, yellowish to ocherous; end cells upturned, scattered, ...
Joseph F. Ammirati, 1985
8
Professional Paper
Analyses of nonrefractory clays from Jackson I>urchase region, Kentucky." a Kentucky Geol. Survey. Report on Jackson Purchase region, 1888, p. 113 et seq. !• As gypsum. Ocherous clays. — Yellow ocherous clays occur at many points in the ...
‎1903
9
Professional Paper - United States Geological Survey
A, B, Photomicrographs of ocherous scum in iron spring near Lake Kegonsa, Madison, Wis 17 V. A, Photomicrograph of material from 262-foot level, Kennedy mine, Cuyuna, Minn.; B, Photomicrograph of ocherous scum on 262-foot level, ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1919
10
Iron-depositing bacteria and their geologic relations
A, B, Photomicrographs of ocherous scum in iron spring near Lake Kegonsa, Madison, Wis 17 V. A, Photomicrograph of material from 262-foot level, Kennedy mine, Cuyuna, Minn.; B, Photomicrograph of ocherous scum on 262-foot level, ...
Edmund Cecil Harder, 1919

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OCHEROUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ocherous is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Harvesting Under the Blood Moon
Looking out the window, I see the leaves beginning to turn from emerald green to ocherous yellows and oranges. I see the squirrels' tails ... «Patheos, Oct 14»
2
Archaelogical event digs up interesting finds in Churwell
“Close to the springs there is also evidence of historic coal mining through the presence of ocherous/orange water indicating the legacy of ... «Morley Observer, Sep 14»
3
British Landscapes Photography: England in Miniature - Exploring …
... “Coloured Cliffs” in which twelve distinct shades of colour had been counted including deep purplish red, dusky blue, bright ocherous yellow, ... «Anglotopia.net, May 13»
4
An Ode to the King of Writerly Tools
It offered me orangish and orangey, and also ocherous, ochry and ochroid. Helianthin and Rubens' madder. Not to mention a produce-section's ... «New York Times, Nov 12»
5
Zoe's Sloppy Seconds
But when a celery-root soup with Dungeness crab and pumpkin-seed pistou turns out to be a cream-sodden, ocherous puddle with a faint curry ... «Seattle Weekly, May 12»
6
Blissful Buddhas
The ocherous shades that are a distinct feature of this series of Raju's work evoke the sense of peace that she believes comes from finding a ... «The Hindu, Nov 11»
7
In African Cave, Signs of an Ancient Paint Factory
... the age of the material and “make sure that the ocherous-looking deposits on each tool did in fact relate to the substance within the shells.”. «New York Times, Oct 11»
8
Nettletown's Troll Cuisine
... and wither, but there's an array of always-available side dishes, including pickles, crostini flecked with fennel, an ocherous shelled tea egg, ... «Seattle Weekly, Jun 11»
9
Resource Management
I wonder if the ocherous glow in the west is only the sunset or if the fires in the outland grow near. The next morning, Emori asks if he can show me the survival ... «Pacific Northwest Inlander, Dec 10»
10
Restaurant review: Revitalized Fenouil a feast for the eyes and the …
Martin loves vibrant hues, as in a carrot risotto so brilliant it almost blinds with golden-ocherous dazzle; the rice is nicely cooked, but what ... «OregonLive.com, May 10»

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