adjective /ˈəʊkɹəs/
a) Containing ochre.

It was a Saturday, one of those dusty, ocherous autumnal days whose vivid weather never again seems so sweet and inviting after that youthful time of discovery [...].

b) Ochre-coloured; brownish-yellow.

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