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olive

o luhv

  • n  small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • n  evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
  • n  hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork
  • n  one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
  • n  a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
  • s  of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive

  • Passing beneath banners that proclaim the Andalusian region the "olive oil capital of the world," the African men each carry a plastic bag containing their belongings and a sheet .
  • A Spanish company will turn olive pulp into power, but biomass electricity generation remains elusive.
  • Put a lot of olive oil in a pan.
News & Articles

  • New Company, The Pure Greek Olive, Brings Rustic Greek Olive Oil to the American Dinner Table
    The Pure Greek Olive today announced the inauguration of its high quality, unadulterated gourmet olive oil to the U.S. market. Based in the Boston metro area, the company seeks to introduce a higher standard of olive oil to the American palate.
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Olive Nominated for 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year
    New Mexico State softball player Amber Olive has been nominated for the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year award following an outstanding 2013 campaign. 0 read more
    June 12, 2013 - KTSM El Paso
  • Merlene Olive Sloan
    GIG HARBOR, Wash. — Merlene Olive (Field) Sloan, 72, a 44-year resident of Gig Harbor, Wash., passed from this life on Sunday, the 19th of May, 2013. She was a retired bus driver for the Peninsula School District serving for more than 15 years and was active in monthly luncheons with fellow employees, retirees and supervisors. read more
    June 12, 2013 - The Times Record
Quotes

  • Yasser Arafat in Independent Online
    November 13, 1974: Arafat, wearing empty gun holster and holding sprig, tells UN General Assembly he bears "an olive branch and a freedom fighter's gun".
  • Mahmoud Abbas in Washington Post
    UNITED NATIONS -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that his government was completely committed to a US-proposed Mideast peace conference and vowed that the "olive branch of peace" would not fall from his hands.
  • Elton John in RTT News
    He added, "Elton, during the performance made a lot of cracks: 'I suppose you all wonder why I'm here tonight?' But ultimately, it's a bit like an olive branch, I guess."

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