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[oh-ker] /ˈoʊ kər/

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.
the color of this, ranging from pale yellow to an orangish or reddish yellow.
Obsolete. money, especially gold coin.
of the color of ocher.
verb (used with object), ochered, ochering.
to color or mark with ocher.
noun, adjective, verb
the US spelling of ochre

see ochre.


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