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The color of combat and camouflage, olive is a yellowish-green heavily used in everything military—from uniforms to weapons. Olive is named after the fruit which dons the yellowish-green hue. The hex code for olive is #808000.

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Regardless of its militarized nature, olive can be combined with purples for a stunning composition. It also works well with bright blues and orange hues. Olive can be a neutral and, just like other neutral colors shared in this list, can be combined with other neutrals for a sophisticated and elegant palette.

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Information about Olive / #808000

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #808000 is made of 50.2% red, 50.2% green and 0% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #808000 is made of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 50% black. Olive has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 25.1%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #808000 has RGB values of R: 50.2, G: 50.2, B: 0 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0, Y: 1, K:0.5.

ValueCSS
Hex

808000

#808000

RGB Decimal

128, 128, 0

rgb(128, 128, 0)

RGB Percentage

50.2, 50.2, 0

rgb(50.2%, 50.2%, 0%)

CMYK

0, 0, 100, 50

HSL

60°, 100, 25.1

hsl(60°, 100%, 25.1%)

HSV (or HSB)

60°, 100, 50.2

Web Safe

999900

#999900

CIE-LAB

51.869, -12.929, 56.675

XYZ

16.622, 20.028, 2.99

xyY

0.419, 0.505, 20.028

CIE-LCH

51.869, 58.131, 102.851

CIE-LUV

51.869, 4.115, 57.02

Hunter-Lab

44.753, -9.782, 25.888

Binary

10000000, 10000000, 00000000

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