Translation of "olive" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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olivenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒl.ɪv/ us /ˈɑː.lɪv/

B1 a small bitter green or black fruit that is eaten or used to produce oil, or a Mediterranean tree on which this fruit grows

橄欖;橄欖樹
olive groves 橄欖樹叢

More examples

  • I thought I'd dress up the frozen pizza with a few extra tomatoes and olives.
  • The oil which is extracted from olives is used for cooking.
  • These organic olives are packaged in recycled glass containers.
  • Peaches, plums, dates, avocados and olives all contain stones.
  • Grapes and olives are superabundant in this part of France.

(Translation of “olive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)