Definition of burnt ochre in English:

burnt ochre


mass noun
  • 1A deep, opaque yellow-brown pigment made by calcining ochre.

    • ‘Burnt Ochre might refer to red ochre, or it might refer to roasted yellow ochre.’
    • ‘After this comes a few short paragraphs on comments later writers have made on burnt ochre, with the entry ending with remarks on the term for this pigment and related terms.’
    1. 1.1 A deep, opaque yellow-brown colour.
      • ‘Initially you'll have a very vibrant burnt ochre sort of color, but that will tone down to a more reddish brown then a faded orange.’
      • ‘The entrance hall has been painted a welcoming deep burnt ochre, which is offset by dark timber-effect floor tiles.’
      • ‘The vast expanse of country which is green in the spring quickly turns to a shade of burnt ochre in July and August as all but the deepest river beds dry up completely.’


burnt ochre