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English Dictionary: ochre by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ochre
adj
  1. of a moderate orange-yellow color
    Synonym(s): ocher, ochre
n
  1. any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
    Synonym(s): ocher, ochre
  2. a moderate yellow-orange to orange color
    Synonym(s): ocher, ochre
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ochre \O"chre\, n. (Min.)
      See {Ocher}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ocher \O"cher\, Ochre \O"chre\, n. [F. ocre, L. ochra, fr. Gr.
      [?], from ([?]) pale, pale yellow.] (Min.)
      (a) A impure earthy ore of iron or a ferruginous clay,
            usually red (hematite) or yellow (limonite), -- used as a
            pigment in making paints, etc. The name is also applied
            to clays of other colors.
      (b) A metallic oxide occurring in earthy form; as, tungstic
            ocher or tungstite.
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