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Meaning of "ochraceous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OCHRACEOUS

ochraceous  [əʊˈkreɪʃəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OCHRACEOUS

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

WHAT DOES OCHRACEOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ochraceous

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 OCHRACEOUS


arboraceous
ˌɑːbəˈreɪʃəs
burseraceous
ˌbɜːsəˈreɪʃəs
camphoraceous
ˌkæmfəˈreɪʃəs
cichoraceous
ˌsɪkəˈreɪʃəs
cylindraceous
ˌsɪlɪnˈdreɪʃəs
droseraceous
ˌdrɒsəˈreɪʃəs
gracious
ˈɡreɪʃəs
lythraceous
lɪˈθreɪʃəs
oleraceous
ˌɒləˈreɪʃəs
onagraceous
ˌɒnəˈɡreɪʃəs
ostraceous
ɒsˈtreɪʃəs
papaveraceous
pəˌpeɪvəˈreɪʃəs
papyraceous
ˌpæpɪˈreɪʃəs
passifloraceous
ˌpæsɪflɔːˈreɪʃəs
piperaceous
ˌpɪpəˈreɪʃəs
ungracious
ʌnˈɡreɪʃəs
unveracious
ˌʌnvəˈreɪʃəs
veracious
vɛˈreɪʃəs
voracious
vɒˈreɪʃəs
zinziberaceous
ˌzɪnzɪbəˈreɪʃəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OCHRACEOUS

ochidore
ochlocracies
ochlocracy
ochlocrat
ochlocratic
ochlocratical
ochlocratically
ochlophobia
ochlophobiac
ochlophobic
ochone
ochre
ochrea
ochreae
ochreous
ochrey
ochroid
ochroleucous
ochrous
ochry

WORDS THAT END LIKE OCHRACEOUS

arenaceous
argillaceous
carbonaceous
chartaceous
coriaceous
cretaceous
crustaceous
curvaceous
diatomaceous
farinaceous
gorgeous
herbaceous
micaceous
olivaceous
predaceous
proteinaceous
sebaceous
siliceous
the Cretaceous
tuffaceous
violaceous

Synonyms and antonyms of ochraceous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ochraceous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OCHRACEOUS

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The translations of ochraceous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ochraceous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

赭色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ochraceous
570 millions of speakers

English

ochraceous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ochraceous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ochraceous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ochraceous
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ochraceous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ochraceous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ochraceous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ochraceous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ochraceous
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ochraceous
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ochraceous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ochraceous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ochraceous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ochraceous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑर्चियसस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ochraceous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ocraceo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ochrowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ochraceous
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ochraceous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ochraceous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ochraceous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ochraceous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ochraceous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ochraceous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OCHRACEOUS»

The term «ochraceous» is normally little used and occupies the 142.441 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OCHRACEOUS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OCHRACEOUS»

Discover the use of ochraceous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ochraceous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mushrooms of Northeastern North America
Cap dull orange-brown to ochraceous brown or pale reddish brown, stickv when fresh; gills pale ochre when young, becoming pale cinnamon-brown in age; stalk ochraceous buff to tawny-orange; partial veil pale ochraceous, fibrillose, ...
Alan Bessette, 1997
2
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the ...
Head pale ochraceous in front. Palpi rising rather higher than the vertex, mostly pale ochraceous on the outer side; third joint elongate-conical, less than one- fourth of the length of the second. Antennae stout, pubescent. Thorax ochraceous in ...
British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, John Edward Gray, 1805
3
A manual of Philippine birds
“Adult—Above brown, the head slightly darker and more chocolatebrown, the scapulars with large oval marks on the outer webs, some of the inner ones barred with ochraceous ; wing-coverts dark brown, slightly washed with ochraceous, all of ...
R.C. McGregor
4
Zoological Results of the Denison-Crockett South Pacific ...
NOTVLAE NATVUAE [No. 52 General Characters. — The Biak Island race is the most richly colored form of the papuanus group. It is characterized by a rich ochraceous-tawny suffusion both dorsally and ventrally . Description. — The dorsal ...
5
The Fauna Of British India
Hind wing: terminal half or more dark brown, with an inner postdiscal and an outer subterminal series of more or less lunular spots of the ochraceous ground- colour; the postdiscal series consists of only four spots in interspaces 1 to 4, the ...
L. Colonel, C.T. Bingham
6
The Birds of South America: Vol. II, The Suboscine Passerines
Throat and breast pale orange ochraceous, this extending back over ear-coverts and sides of neck; belh bright yellow. SIMILAR SPECIES: Orange-banded Flycatcher apparently replaces thi; species north of the Rio Maranon; the two are  ...
Robert S. Ridgely, William L. Brown, 1994
7
New Species of Rotatoria from the Pocono Plateau: With Note ...
General Characters. — The Biak Island race is the most richly colored form of the papuanus group. It is characterized by a rich ochraceous-tawny suffusion both dorsally and ventrally . Description. — The dorsal pelage of the type is long ...
8
Color: Universal Language and Dictionary of Names
Ochraceous-Tawny Ochraceus Ochre (same as Yellow Ochre) Ochre Ochre, Blue (see Blue Ochre) Ochre, Brown (see Brown Ochre) Ochre, Burnt (see Burnt Ochre ) Ochre, Burnt Italian (see Burnt Italian Ochre) Ochre, Burnt Roman (see Burnt ...
Kenneth Low Kelly, Deane Brewster Judd, 1976
9
*Illustrations of British Entomology; Or a Synopsis of ...
Similar to the preceding, but of a much darker colour : head varied with ochraceous and deep fuscous ; thoracic crest ochraceous, with two transverse white streaks posteriorly, and its hinder edge deep fuscous ; centre'of the thorax also deep ...
‎1829
10
British Basidiomycetae: A Handbook to the Larger British Fungi
Spores ochraceous, elliptical or globose, 7-9 x 7 fi, echinulate, 1- guttulate. Cystidia conical, 60-70 x 10-12/x. Smell none, or somewhat unpleasant. Taste mild, then acrid. Woods. July — Oct. Not uncommon, (v.v.) var. pulchralis (Britz.) Cke.
Rea Carleton, 2013

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OCHRACEOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ochraceous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gang-gang: Gold Creek scarecrow competition evokes childhood …
"It looks to me as if it has been foraging in some ochraceous clay or mud – look at the bill. Perhaps chasing emerging insects such as cicadas. «The Canberra Times, Dec 14»
2
Can Alaska's waters be a respite for sick sea stars?
Not far away, Miner finds a pisaster ochraceous, or ochre star, that looks even sicker. Two of its five purple arms look ghostly white, like they've ... «PBS NewsHour, Oct 14»
3
Look, but Don't Touch
Hannon said their research was performed specifically on ochre stars (Pisaster ochraceous)because they are common and ecologically ... «The LumberJack, May 14»
4
A constellation of a keystone species
Robert Paine, with the University of Washington, noticed that when P. ochraceous was abundant the diversity of the intertidal community was ... «Bowen Island Undercurrent, Mar 14»
5
Kehoe Marsh and McClures Beach in Winter
The “mussel-barnacle” zone rarely extend into the lower intertidal, because at lower elevations, ochre sea stars (Pisaster ochraceous) are ... «Bay Nature, Jan 13»
6
Bonus of Hurricane Irene: Lots of Magic Mushrooms
... colored whitish, ochraceous, grayish, buff, brown or red-brown, often hygrophanous (the color lightens to pale tan as the cap loses moisture, ... «Village Voice, Aug 11»
7
Grebe from Madagascar extinct after introduction of carnivorous fish
... the list of threatened species because of improvement in their status or reductions in threats - the Laysan albatross, the ochraceous piculet, ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 10»
8
Marine snails can adapt their shells to defend against predators
... plasticity in the Nucella lamellose—whose two main predators are the shell-crushing rock crab, Cancer productus, and Pisaster ochraceous, ... «TopNews, Aug 08»
9
Snails transmute to guard against danger
... Islands, Washington — has only two main predators; the shell-crushing rock crab, Cancer productus, and Pisaster ochraceous, a starfish. «Nature.com, Aug 08»

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