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ocher

o·cher (o·chre)

ocher (ochre)

pronunciation:
o kr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several iron oxides mixed with clay or sand, ranging in color from pale yellow to reddish brown, and used as pigments.
definition 2: a color of or like this material, ranging from yellow to orangish yellow.
derivation: ocherous (adj.)