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.To Combat Cooking Burnout, Do It All at Once|Elazar Sontag|January 14, 2021|Eater
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.Cuba Is A Kleptocracy, Not Communist|Romina Ruiz-Goiriena|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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