hunter orange
 n.— «The panel found no criminal wrongdoing but issued a report calling on the state Legislature and governor to require hunters to wear blaze orange, commonly called hunter orange, while they’re in the field.» —“Hunter orange improves safety” Poughkeepsie Journal (New York) Aug. 13, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. ruth czirr says:

    For those seasons where hunter orange is not required, a big favorite in the mid-south is camo in a pattern called Mossy Oak (TM), which I hear entering the vernacular as a synonym for “camo”. VERY popular in the south among deer hunters and others. From its humble beginnings in hunters’ gear and casualwear, in the last month I’ve seen mossy oak on pickup trucks, wallets, bedroom drapes and recliners and loveseats. It’s also been available as a casket finish:

    Will send written cites if I come across them.

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