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Definition of Olives

olive
Olivary Ol"i*va*ry, a. [L. olivarius belonging to olives, fr. oliva an olive: cf. F. olivaire.] (Anat.) Like an olive. Olivary body (Anat.), an oval prominence on each side of the medulla oblongata; -- called also olive.
Olive
Olive Ol"ive, n. [F., fr. L. oliva, akin to Gr. ?. See Oil.] 1. (Bot.) (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. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any shell of the genus Oliva and allied genera; -- so called from the form. See Oliva. (b) The oyster catcher. [Prov.Eng.] 3. (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. Olive branch. (a) A branch of the olive tree, considered an emblem of peace. (b) Fig.: A child. Olive brown, brown with a tinge of green. Olive green, a dark brownish green, like the color of the olive. Olive oil, an oil expressed from the ripe fruit of the olive, and much used as a salad oil, also in medicine and the arts. 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.
Olive
Olive Ol"ive, a. Approaching the color of the olive; of a peculiar dark brownish, yellowish, or tawny green.

Meaning of Olives from wikipedia

- olive are sometimes treated as the species Olea oleaster. The trees referred to as white and black olives in Southeast Asia are not actually olives,...
- celebrated the festival of Sukkot on the Mount of Olives. They made pilgrimages to the Mount of Olives because it was 80 meters higher than the Temple Mount...
- Olive oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives (the fruit of Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil...
- Three Olives Vodka is a brand of vodka produced and distilled in the United Kingdom and imported to the United States by Proximo Spirits. Three Olives Vodka...
- used for olives (and olive oil) from the Messinia region of Greece. Olives of the same variety grown elsewhere are marketed as Kalamon olives in the EU...
- Oliver! is a British musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The musical is based upon the 1838 novel Oliver Twist by Charles ****ens. It premiered...
- Olive is a dark yellowish-green color, like that of unripe or green olives. As a color word in the English language, it appears in late Middle English...
- Oliver may refer to: Oliver the Western Engine, from The Railway Series books by Rev. W. Awdry Oliver Twist, a novel by Charles ****ens Ariadne Oliver...
- settlers of European origin in that region gave the dish the name Chinook Olives. About 35 litres of acorns were placed in a hole near the entrance of a...
- the foot of the Mount of Olives", and he adds that "the faithful were accustomed to go there to pray". Eight ancient olive trees growing in the Latin...
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