wild olive

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noun

any tree resembling the olive in structure or fruit.

Nearby words

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  8. wild parsley,
  9. wild parsnip,
  10. wild passionflower

Origin of wild olive

First recorded in 1800–10

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British Dictionary definitions for wild olive

wild olive

noun

any of various trees or shrubs that resemble the olive tree or bear olive-like fruits, esp the oleaster
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