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Definition of the noun ocher

What does ocher mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ochers

  1. a moderate yellow-orange to orange color
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • alternative spelling: ochre
    • more generic terms: orange yellow / saffron = a shade of yellow tinged with orange
  2. any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment

Definition of the adjective ocher

What does ocher mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of a moderate orange-yellow color

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Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

Mineral purple (Mars' violet, purple ocher). Artificially prepared iron oxid. Dark- red. Minium (gold cinnabar, mineral orange, Pb2O4. Red oxid of lead. Red. £ Paris red, red lead, Saturn cinnabar, saturnine red). Mittler's green (Arnandon green, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

Ocher (Indian ocher, Indian red, light red, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhode Island Indians (2001)

Indians of Rhode Island and Easterns (Sic) Woodlands by Donald Ricky

The ritual included flexed or bundle burials often located on high east-facing hills or bluffs; the site was covered with red ocher and contained tools, ornaments, weapons, charms, amulets, and medicine bundles. Because graves of newborn ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

ocher 4076 ocivity Ocelot (ft/u partialis. class of natural earths consisting of mixtures of the hydrated sesquioxids of iron with various earthy materials, principally silica and alumina. These mixtures occur In many localities and have many ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl


Google previewEncyclopedia of Indiana Indians (1998)

by Donald Ricky

The first unquestionably dated “red paint” cemeteries (so called because red ocher was often sprinkled at the burial site) were between 2000 and 1200 BC. The Maritime Archaic tradition has the strongest expression of these ceremonies.

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Scrabble value of O1C3H4E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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