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olive

  

      n  
1    an evergreen oleaceous tree, Olea europaea, of the Mediterranean region but cultivated elsewhere, having white fragrant flowers, and edible shiny black fruits  
2    the fruit of this plant, eaten as a relish and used as a source of olive oil  
3    the wood of the olive tree, used for ornamental work  
4    any of various trees or shrubs resembling the olive  
5   
a    a yellow-green colour  
b    (as adj)  
an olive coat     
6    an angler's name for the dun of various mayflies or an artificial fly in imitation of this  
      adj  
7    of, relating to, or made of the olive tree, its wood, or its fruit  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin oliva, related to Greek elaia olive tree; compare Greek elaion oil)  


olive branch  
      n  
1    a branch of an olive tree used to symbolize peace  
2    any offering of peace or conciliation  
olive brown  
      n  
a    a dull yellowish-brown to yellowish-green colour  
b    (as adj)  
an olive-brown coat     
olive crown  
      n   (esp. in ancient Greece and Rome) a garland of olive leaves awarded as a token of victory  
olive drab  
      n     (U.S)  
1   
a    a dull but fairly strong greyish-olive colour  
b    (as adj)  
an olive-drab jacket     
2    cloth or clothes in this colour, esp. the uniform of the U.S. Army  
olive green  
      n  
a    a colour that is greener, stronger, and brighter than olive; deep yellowish-green  
b    (as adj)  
an olive-green coat     
olive oil  
      n   a pale yellow oil pressed from ripe olive fruits and used in cooking, medicines, soaps, etc.  
queen olive  
      n   a variety of olive having large fleshy fruit suitable for pickling, esp. one from around Seville in Spain  
wild olive  
      n   any of various trees or shrubs that resemble the olive tree or bear olive-like fruits, esp. the oleaster  
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abbr. acron.
extra virgin olive oil
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