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olive meaning and definition

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OLIVE noun

Definition of olive (noun)

  1. small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  2. evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
  3. hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork
  4. one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
  5. a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation

OLIVE adjective

Definition of olive (adjective)

  1. of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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