Definition of earth colour in English:

earth colour

(US earth color)

noun

  • 1A pigment obtained from an earth, as an ochre or umber.

  • 2The colour of earth; a brownish shade.

adjective

  • = earth-coloured.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Sanderson (1586–1676), historian. From earth + colour. With use as adjective compare earlier earth-coloured.

Pronunciation

earth colour

/ˈəːθ ˌkʌlə/