transitive verbo′chred, o′chring
- Having a yellow-orange colour.
- (archaeology) Referring to cultures that covered their dead with ochre.
(third-person singular simple present ochres, present participle ochring, simple past and past participle ochred)
- to cover with ochre
From Old French ocre and its source Latin Åchra, from Ancient Greek á½¤Ï‡ÏÎ± (Åkhra, “pale yellow").