olive tree

noun

Definition of olive tree

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

Word by Word Definitions

olive play
  1. : a Mediterranean evergreen tree (Olea europaea of the family Oleaceae, the olive family) cultivated for its drupaceous fruit that is an important food and source of oil

  2. : any of various shrubs and trees resembling the olive

  3. : any of several colors resembling that of the unripe fruit of the olive tree that are yellowish green

  1. : of the color olive or olive green

  2. : approaching olive in color or complexion

tree play
  1. : a woody perennial plant having a single usually elongate main stem generally with few or no branches on its lower part

  2. : a shrub or herb of arborescent form

  3. : something in the form of or resembling a tree: such as

  1. : to drive to or up a tree

  2. : to put into a position of extreme disadvantage : corner

  3. : to furnish or fit (a shoe) with a tree


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