olive family


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Noun1.olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
genus Olea, Olea - evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits
Chionanthus, genus Chionanthus - deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree
genus Forestiera - genus of often spiny American shrubs and trees
genus Forsythia - forsythia
genus Jasminum, Jasminum - shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine
genus Ligustrum, Ligustrum - genus of Old World shrubs: privet
genus Osmanthus, Osmanthus - widely distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or trees of southern United States and Middle East and China and Japan
genus Phillyrea, Phillyrea - small genus of evergreen shrubs of the Mediterranean region
genus Syringa, Syringa - genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs
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Under co-commissioning arrangements and Level 3 delegated arrangements for commissioning Primary Care services BCCG together with NHSE has commissioned APMS services for: Lot 1 Bolton General Practice; Lot 2 Bolton Medical Practice and Great Lever Practice, Lot 3 Bolton Community Practice, Lot 4 Olive Family Practice.
It originally comes from southern Europe and is part of the olive family (Oleaceae).
As anglers we have been very worried at the effects the floods have had on the rivers' fauna and in the early days of March, a few flies of the olive family were fluttering along the surface of the river.