- shaped like an olive.
- of or relating to an olivary body
Origin of olivary
Examples from the Web for olivary
Historical Examples of olivary
It consists of a long shaft with an olivary point at one end and a spatula at the other.
It consists of a handle with an olivary point at one end, and at the other a plate with transverse ridges.
The spathomele and other olivary probes were no doubt often used as small pestles.
- shaped like an olive
- anatomy of or relating to either of two masses of tissue (olivary bodies) on the forward portion of the medulla oblongata
Word Origin for olivary
- Of or relating to the olivary body.
- Relating to or shaped like an olive.