HyperDic: olive

English > 6 senses of the word olive:
NOUNplantolivesmall ovoid fruit of the European olive tree
plantolive, European olive tree, Olea europaeaevergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere
plantolivehard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree
foodoliveone-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
attributeolivea yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
ADJECTIVEalloliveof a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive
olive > pronunciation
Soundsaa'lahv; aa'lihv
Rhymesabove ... truelove: 15 rhymes with ahv...
abortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > olive: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive.
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishaceitunado, oliva, oliváceo
Catalanolivaci
English > olive: 6 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningsmall ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil.
Part ofolive, European olive tree, Olea europaeaevergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere
BroaderfruitThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
Substancesolive oiloil from olives
Spanishaceituna
Catalanoliva
English > olive: 6 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningevergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits.
SynonymsEuropean olive tree, Olea europaea
Member ofOlea, genus Oleaevergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits
Partsoliveone-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
olivesmall ovoid fruit of the European olive tree
Broaderolive treeA tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
Spanishaceituna, oliva
CatalanOlea europaea, oliva, olivera
English > olive: 6 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningHard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork / cabinetwork.
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofolive treeA tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
Spanishmadera de olivo
Catalanfusta d'olivera
English > olive: 6 senses > noun 4, food
Meaningone-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish.
Part ofolive, European olive tree, Olea europaeaevergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere
Narrowerblack olive, ripe oliveolives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oil
green oliveolives picked green and pickled in brine
Broaderdrupe, stone fruitfleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed
relishspicy or savory condiment
Spanishaceitunas, oliva, olivas
Catalanoliva, olives
English > olive: 6 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation.
Narrowerolive drab, drabA dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
Broaderchromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue

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