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Definition of Elaeagnus
ElaeagnusOlive Ol"ive, n. [F., fr. L. oliva, akin to Gr. ?. See Oil.]
(a) A tree (Olea Europ[ae]a) 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.
(b) The fruit of the olive. It has been much improved by
cultivation, and is used for making pickles. Olive oil
is pressed from its flesh.
(a) Any shell of the genus Oliva and allied genera; -- so
called from the form. See Oliva.
(b) The oyster catcher. [Prov.Eng.]
(a) The color of the olive, a peculiar dark brownish,
yellowish, or tawny green.
(b) One of the tertiary colors, composed of violet and
green mixed in equal strength and proportion.
4. (Anat.) An olivary body. See under Olivary.
5. (Cookery) A small slice of meat seasoned, rolled up, and
cooked; as, olives of beef or veal.
Note: Olive is sometimes used adjectively and in the
formation of self-explaining compounds; as, olive
brown, olive green, olive-colored, olive-skinned, olive
crown, olive garden, olive tree, olive yard, etc.
Bohemian olive (Bot.), a species of El[ae]agnus (E.
angustifolia), the flowers of which are sometimes used in
Southern Europe as a remedy for fevers.
(a) A branch of the olive tree, considered an emblem of
(b) Fig.: A child.
Olive brown, brown with a tinge of green.
Olive green, a dark brownish green, like the color of the
Olive oil, an oil expressed from the ripe fruit of the
olive, and much used as a salad oil, also in medicine and
Olive ore (Min.), olivenite.
Wild olive (Bot.), a name given to the oleaster or wild
stock of the olive; also variously to several trees more
or less resembling the olive.
Elaeagnus E`l[ae]*ag"nus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a B[oe]otian
marsh plant; ? olive + ? sacred, pure.] (Bot.)
A genus of shrubs or small trees, having the foliage covered
with small silvery scales; oleaster.
Meaning of Elaeagnus from wikipedia
- of Asia. Elaeagnus triflora extends
from Asia south
America, and Elaeagnus
angustifolia, commonly called Russian
berry, oleaster, Persian
olive, or wild olive, or commonly referred
to as senjhor
- Elaeagnus umbellata
as ****anese silverberry, umbellata
olive, autumn elaeagnus
, or spreading
oleaster. The species
- 2012. "Elaeagnus pungens
'Goldrim'". Royal Horticultural
25 July 2013. Edwards, Dawn (2017). "A new name for an Elaeagnus
commutata, the silverberry
or wolf-willow, is a species
of Elaeagnus native
and boreal North
America, from southern Alaska
multiflora, the cherry elaeagnus
silverberry, goumi, gumi, or natsugumi, is a species
of Elaeagnus native
to China, Korea, and ****an...
- daphnoides Several species
in the genus Elaeagnus
(family Elaeagnaceae), particularly: Elaeagnus angustifolia Elaeagnus latifolia Halesia carolina
- as ornamental
shrubs, notably Elaeagnus angustifolia
pungens, Elaeagnus umbellata
that have been allowed
to run wild Olea oleaster, the wild olive Various species
, notably Elaeagnus
angustifolia, the Russian
- (Winter's Bark) * Dryas
(Mountain Avens) E Edgeworthia
(Paper Bush) * Elaeagnus
) * Embothrium
(Chilean Firebush) * Empetrum
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