- any large, meaty olive suitable for pickling or processing.
- such an olive grown especially in the area of Seville, Spain.
Origin of queen olive
First recorded in 1910–15
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- a variety of olive having large fleshy fruit suitable for pickling, esp one from around Seville in Spain
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