(noun, adjective)


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

Similar word(s): chromatic


1. small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil

Definition categories: plant, fruit

2. evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits

Definition categories: plant

3. hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork

Definition categories: plant, wood

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

Definition categories: food, relish, drupe

5. a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation

Definition categories: attribute

Sentences with olive as a noun:

- olive colour:

- a beef olive

- olives of veal