Definition of picholine
: a medium-sized brine-cured green olive of French origin
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Green picholine olives stud the duck Bolognese sauce.
But Herrou’s focus is no longer the picholines that grow on his trees.
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Origin and Etymology of picholine
French, from Occitan pichoulino
First Known Use: circa 1959See Words from the same year
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