Definition of olive-coloured in US English:

olive-coloured

(US olive-colored)

adjective

  • Of a dull yellowish green colour. Also (of a person's complexion): yellowish-brown.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Ben Jonson (?1573–1637), poet and playwright. From olive + coloured.

Pronunciation

olive-coloured

/ˈɒlɪvˌkʌləd/