any tree resembling the olive in structure or fruit.
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How to use wild olive in a sentence
The stone-pine and wild-olive are perhaps the only trees found growing in a natural state.
Somewhere along the line of this great thoroughfare the wild olive was domesticated, improved, and transformed.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler
See the 1873 edition of the "Crown of wild olive," p. 30, § 27.Arrows of the Chace, v. 2 | John Ruskin
But there will be no meetings at the wild olive between you and me.The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
They trembled, they swayed; they swayed as the wild olive swayed in the wind of the night.The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
British Dictionary definitions for wild olive
any of various trees or shrubs that resemble the olive tree or bear olive-like fruits, esp the oleaster
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