wild olive

noun

Definition of wild olive

  1. 1 :  oleaster 2

  2. 2 :  any of various trees that resemble the olive or have fruits resembling its fruit: such as a :  tupelo 1 b :  silver bell c :  devilwood d :  mastic bully e :  oleaster 1; also :  any of several related shrubs and trees f :  java almond g :  mountain plum h (1) :  an Indian tree (Elaeocarpus serratus) with a lightweight streaked grayish wood (2) :  a tree (Putranjiva roxburghii) of the family Euphorbiaceae of southeastern Asia with leaves and fruits used in folk medicine

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