olive tree


: a tree on which olives (small, egg-shaped black or green fruit that is used as food or for making oil) grow

Examples of olive tree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This small olive tree looks great against any decor scheme, but is ideal for the friend who gets lots of sunlight into their apartment. Jasmine Gomez, Women's Health, 25 Aug. 2023 The 5,800-square-foot residence also has matte black oak floors, 13-foot ceilings, and a unique glass atrium with a centenarian olive tree living in the center. Sam Burros, Peoplemag, 18 Aug. 2023 Place your olive tree in a warm corner and beware of overwatering. Kate McGregor, House Beautiful, 14 Aug. 2023 Here, Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s beach house shows off a holly olive tree in an old Indonesian limestone planter. Rachel Silva, ELLE Decor, 21 July 2023 The courtyard has a centenary olive tree, mature persimmon and citrus trees, and two 18th-century French troughs used as a fire pit and fountain. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 4 July 2023 Adding greenery is one of the easiest ways to achieve that, and the olive tree (which is native to the Mediterranean coast) perfectly fits into this particular aesthetic. Bryce Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 May 2023 Read More: Psychedelics Could Be the Future of Psychotherapy Made of olive tree wood, the box had three chambers and sat buried alongside five similar boxes, four containers made from antlers, a bronze blade and hairpin, and numerous other artifacts. Matt Hrodey, Discover Magazine, 13 Apr. 2023 Participants carried palm fronds or olive tree branches. Frances D'emilio, USA TODAY, 2 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Olive tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olive%20tree. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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