Ochre meaning

ōkər
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An earth pigment containing silica, aluminum and ferric oxide.
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A somewhat dark yellowish orange colour.

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(molecular biology, colloquial) The stop codon sequence "UAA."
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Having a yellow-orange colour.
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(archaeology) Referring to cultures that covered their dead with ochre.
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To cover with ochre.
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Origin of ochre

  • From Old French ocre and its source Latin ōchra, from Ancient Greek ὤχρα (ōkhra, “pale yellow").

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