[ok-ree-uh] /ˈɒk ri ə/
noun, plural ochreae
[ok-ree-ee] /ˈɒk riˌi/ (Show IPA)
noun (pl) -reae (-rɪˌiː)
a cup-shaped structure that sheathes the stems of certain plants, formed from united stipules or leaf bases
[oh-ker] /ˈoʊ kər/ noun, adjective, verb (used with object), ochred, ochring. 1. . [oh-ker] /ˈoʊ kər/ noun 1. any of a class of natural earths, mixtures of hydrated oxide of iron with various earthy materials, ranging in color from pale yellow to orange and red, and used as pigments. 2. the color of this, ranging […]
[oh-ker] /ˈoʊ kər/ noun, adjective, verb (used with object), ochred, ochring. 1. . /ˈəʊkə/ noun 1. any of various natural earths containing ferric oxide, silica, and alumina: used as yellow or red pigments 2. verb 3. (transitive) to colour with ochre n. type of clayey soil (much used in pigments), late 14c., from Old French […]
[oh-kroid] /ˈoʊ krɔɪd/ adjective 1. yellow as ocher.
ochronosis o·chro·no·sis (ō’krə-nō’sĭs) n. A condition observed in certain patients with alkaptonuria and marked by pigmentation of cartilage and sometimes of other tissues. o’chro·not’ic (-nŏt’ĭk) adj.