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olive
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 9
Part of Speech: noun
3. One of the tertiary colors, composed of violet and green mixed in equal strength and proportion.
5. A small slice of meat seasoned, rolled up, and cooked; as, olives of beef or veal.
6. The fruit of the olive. It has been much improved by cultivation, and is used for making pickles. oil is pressed from its flesh.
8. A tree ( Olea Europaea) with small oblong or elliptical leaves, axillary clusters of flowers, and oval, one- seeded drupes. The tree has been cultivated for its fruit for thousands of years, and its branches are the emblems of peace. The wood is yellowish brown and beautifully variegated.
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