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Olive is a color which looks like green or yellow. (when gray or black is added to yellow, the various shades of the color olive are produced). Some dark shades of olive can also be made by mixing a darker color (like brown) with green.
The most common place you will find the color olive is on an olive. It is the color of the outside of an olive. An olive's center is usually brown or sometimes orange or red.
There is a mineral called olivine that is colored a pale olive color.
Meaning of olive[change | change source]
- Olive drab is one of the colors used for Sofia and camouflage in the military.
- Olive is one of the colors used in fashion when a conservative, moderate color is desired.
- Olive or earls green is sometimes used for showing vomit in animated films.
Tones of olive color comparison chart[change | change source]
|Light Earls Green||#E8E08E||232||224||142||55°||66%||73%||(Earls Green Light (Xona.com color list))|
|Earls Green||#C9B93B||201||185||59||53°||57%||51%||(Xona.com color list)|
|Light Olivetone||#B8B654||184||182||84||59°||41%||53%||(Olivetone Light (Xona.com color list))|
|Olivine||#9AB973||154||185||115||87°||33%||59%||(PerBang.dk) (Maerz and Paul)|
|Olive Drab (web color)||#6B8E23||107||142||35||80°||60%||35%|
|Olivetone||#716E10||113||110||16||58°||75%||25%||(Xona.com color list)|
|Dark Olive Green||#556B2F||85||107||47||82°||39%||30%||(web color)|
|Black Olive||#3B3C36||59||60||54||70°||5%||22%||(Olive RAL 6015)|