Definition of European olive tree

1. Noun. Evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits.

Exact synonyms: Olea Europaea, Olive
Terms within: Olive, Olive
Group relationships: Genus Olea, Olea
Generic synonyms: Olive Tree



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Literary usage of European olive tree

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1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"Linné, named out of thirteen species, one family, the european olive tree ( Olea Europea). This is the tree that interests us. 2. ..."

2. Monthly Bulletin of Books Added to the Public Library of the City of Boston by Boston Public Library (1898)
"... AL Description of the european olive tree. An essay on the history and cultivation of Paris, 1818. 8°. ..."

3. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1821)
"... from * Mr Hillhouse has published, in a separate form, a Description of the european olive tree, originally written for his translation of Michaux, ..."

4. Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa by William John Burchell (1822)
"... grew in the hollows, and, in growth and foliage, bore a resemblance to the European olive-tree. Partridges, of a kind peculiar to the Cape, ..."

5. Forget Not Mee & My Garden...": Selected Letters, 1725-1768, of Peter by Peter Collinson (2002)
"(Hillhouse, Augustus L. "An Essay on The History and Cultivation of the European Olive-Tree," Paris: LT ..."

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