Definitions of ochre
  1. noun
    any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
    synonyms: ocher
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    sinoper, sinopia, sinopis
    a red ocher formerly used as a pigment
    yellow ocher, yellow ochre
    pigment consisting of a limonite mixed with clay and silica
    type of:
    earth color
    a colored mineral used as a pigment
  2. noun
    a moderate yellow-orange to orange color
    synonyms: ocher
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    type of:
    orange yellow, saffron
    a shade of yellow tinged with orange
  3. adjective
    of a moderate orange-yellow color
    synonyms: ocher
    being or having or characterized by hue
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