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queen olive


noun

any large, meaty olive suitable for pickling or processing.
such an olive grown especially in the area of Seville, Spain.

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Origin of queen olive

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for queen olive

queen olive


noun

a variety of olive having large fleshy fruit suitable for pickling, esp one from around Seville in Spain
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