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Adjective
/ˈäliv/,
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olives, plural;
  1. Grayish-green, like an unripe olive
    • - a small figure in olive fatigues
  2. (of the complexion) Yellowish brown; sallow

Noun
  1. A small oval fruit with a hard pit and bitter flesh, green when unripe and brownish black when ripe, used as food and as a source of oil

  2. The widely cultivated evergreen tree that yields this fruit, native to warm regions of the Old World

  3. Used in names of other trees that are related to the olive, resemble it, or bear similar fruit, e.g., Russian olive

  4. A grayish-green color like that of an unripe olive

  5. A metal ring or fitting that is tightened under a threaded nut to form a seal, as in a compression joint

  6. A marine mollusk with a smooth, roughly cylindrical shell that is typically brightly colored


  1. small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  2. of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive
  3. evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
  4. hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork
  5. a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
  6. Olive are a breakbeat/trip hop group from the North of England. The founding membership consisted of producer, instrumentalist and songwriter Tim Kellett, producer and keyboard programmer Robin Taylor-Firth, and singer Ruth-Ann Boyle. The band released two albums, the second without Taylor-Firth.
  7. Chartreuse (or) (the web color) is a color halfway between yellow and green that was named because of its resemblance to the green color of one of the French liqueurs called green chartreuse, introduced in 1764. ...
  8. The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the BBC soap opera EastEnders in 2007, by order of first appearance.
  9. The Olive is the fruit of the Olive tree (Olea europaea) and is a major component of the agriculture and gastronomy along the Mediterranean both in Europe and North Africa, as well as in the Middle East. ...
  10. olive is a modern food magazine published by BBC Worldwide. It was launched in 2003 and is an upmarket, monthly magazine in the stable that also includes BBC Good Food, bbcgoodfood.com, Easy Cook and Vegetarian Good Food.
  11. Blessed Olive is a legendary Christian martyr of the Catholic Church. According to legend, Olive was a beautiful girl of thirteen, of a noble Palermo, Italy family who was carried off to Tunis by raiding Muslims. ...
  12. An evergreen tree, Olea europaea, cultivated since ancient times in the Mediterranean for its fruit and the oil obtained from it; The small oval fruit of this tree, eaten ripe (usually black) or unripe (usually green); The wood of the olive tree; A grayish green color, that of an unripe olive; ...
  13. (oliveness) The state or condition of being olive in colour
  14. (Olives) are the small oval fruit of the olive tree. The fruit ripens from green to black; the flesh encloses an oval stone and is the source of olive oil  the fruit stoned or stuffed is used as an appetiser and as a flavouring and ingredient in dishes. ...
  15. (Olives) Fertility, love, and healing
  16. (Olives) Slices of meat rolled up with onions, cooked egg yolks and herbs, sometimes stewed in brown sauce.
  17. (Olives) What happens when you blend the rustic flavors of the Italian countryside with the fun food fusions of a of a California metro kitchen? In a word: delizioso – an experience that can only be tasted. ...
  18. Gathering olives with a merry band of friends, foretells favorable results in business, and delightful surprises. If you take them from bottles, it foretells conviviality To break a bottle of olives, indicates disappointments on the eve of pleasure. ...
  19. A brass or copper compression ring used in compression couplings.
  20. Olives. A wide variety of olives are grown across Italy, most being used to produce olive oil. Both black and green olives are eaten raw or used in cooking many Italian specialties.
  21. One of the miniaturists, also aspiring to marry Shekure.
  22. Latin oliva - the oval fruit of the olive tree; oval eminence on medulla oblongata; adjective - olivary.
  23. Olive oil is useful externally for bruises, burns, insect bites, sprains, and intense itching (pruritus). Olive oil taken internally increases the secretion of bile and acts as a laxative by encouraging muscular contraction in the bowels. It is also soothing to mucous membranes. ...
  24. Tail Moment: Tail moment is defined as the product of the tail length and the fraction of total DNA in the tail. ...
  25. N (fruit) olivo, (tree) olivarbo; ADJ (colour) oliveca