Meaning of olivaster in English:

olivaster

Pronunciation /ˈɒlɪvastə/ /ɒlɪˈvastə/

adjective

  • Olive-coloured; having an easily-tanned or Mediterranean skin.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From French †olivastre olive-coloured from Italian olivastro from oliva + -astro.