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olive

noun /ˈoliv/
a type of edible fruit which is used as a garnish etc and which gives oil used for cooking
aceituna, oliva
He put an olive in her cocktail (also adjective) an olive tree olive oil.
the tree on which it grows
olivo
a grove of olives.
(also olive-green) the brownish-green or yellowish-green colour/color of the fruit
verde oliva
They painted the room olive (also adjective) She wore an olive-green hat.
(also olive-wood) the wood of the tree.
madera de olivo
olive branch noun a sign of a wish for peace
rama de olivo
The government held out the olive branch to its opponents.
(Definition of olive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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