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Synonyms for olive

small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree

evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere

hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree

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one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish

a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation

of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive

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Sire," replied the captain, "I have on board fifty very large pots of olives.
The captain accordingly sent his boat off to the ship and it soon returned laden with the fifty pots of olives.
When evening came the Princess Badoura retired to the inner part of the palace, and going to the apartments of the Princess Haiatelnefous she had the fifty jars of olives brought to her.
Next she ordered another officer to remove the seals from the warehouse, whilst she presented the captain with a costly diamond, and told him to keep the thousand pieces of gold paid for the olives, as she would arrange matters with the merchant himself.
The ambassadors were informed during a briefing about steps being taken to promote olive plantation in the country, particularly in Potohar region.
Historically, Lebanese growers have cherished their olive trees and counted olive oil among their most prized possessions, taking quantities of it with them when forced to leave their homes during the war.
Hosted by the Texas Association of Olive Oil (TXAOO), the event will bring together both current and aspiring olive growers to network and learn about the Texas olive industry.
According to the International Olive Council, world consumption of table olives increased 2.
The parliamentary committee after witnessing the good production of olive plantation at Sahaluddin farms, they appreciated the efforts of PARC for promotion of olive cultivation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
THIS IS AN EXCITING TIME TO BE IN THE OLIVE OIL CATEGORY.
The BARI website reveals that the massive Olive Valley Project is not only providing olive saplings to local farmers, but also technical support on olive grove management and financial support for water resource development and drip irrigation.
VIRGIN OLIVE OIL It's produced through the same process as extra virgin olive oil, but is made from slightly riper olives.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The Fouani family in the town of Amioun in the northern district of Koura is busy these days preparing for the olive harvesting season, long seen as the main source of the region's wealth in the good old days.
Turkey is the world's fourth-largest olive and olive oil producer after Spain, Italy and Greece.
Olive oil was a hot commercial commodity in ancient times.