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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It originally comes from southern Europe and is part of the olive family (Oleaceae).