Origin of olive
OTHER WORDS FROM olivesub·ol·ive, adjective
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Other definitions for olive (2 of 2)
How to use olive in a sentence
For this recipe, I speed up the process by quick-roasting cherry or grape tomatoes whole with dashes of salt, pepper, olive oil and vinegar.How to make a wonderful BLT with out-of-season tomatoes|Daniela Galarza|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
This simple mash brightens the vegetable’s subtle taste with the addition of lemon zest and juice, and good extra-virgin olive oil adds both fat and flavor.Potatoes aren’t the only vegetables you should be mashing|Aaron Hutcherson|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
This simple mash brightens the vegetable's subtle taste with the addition of lemon zest and juice, and good extra-virgin olive oil adds both fat and flavor.Mashed celery root shines in this bright vegan side dish|Aaron Hutcherson|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Usually, I start with a sheet pan of root vegetables tossed with olive oil, salt, pepper, and herbs.
Fold the edges of the pastry around the filling and brush it lightly with the olive oil.Wrap leftover roasted root vegetables in phyllo for a quick, crispy galette|Ann Maloney|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Rub the loin with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
Add olive oil to the pan and toss in the garlic and chili flake.
The charismatic bearded revolucionario dressed in a dark olive uniform promised to restore order and hold elections.
Before “we” might offer “you” an olive branch, you must offer one to us.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was deep twilight in the room, and rather cold, for the eucalyptus and olive logs in the fireplace still awaited the match.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
It seems that Mr. Adams would have presented the sword boldly, keeping the olive branch carefully concealed behind his back.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
Burn the male olive-branch and the pine twig and juniper, and let the blazing laurel crackle amid the hearth.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
He wore an olive green coat, yellow waistcoat, and light grey trousers, strapped over his boots.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
He was handsome, with the olive-tinted warmth of his southern homefairly tall, straight-limbed and lithea picture of poetic grace.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
British Dictionary definitions for olive
- a yellow-green colour
- (as adjective)an olive coat