olive tree


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Noun1.olive tree - a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruitolive tree - a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
genus Olea, Olea - evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits
olive - hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork
European olive tree, Olea europaea, olive - evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
black maire, Olea cunninghamii - northern Zealand tree having dense hard light-brown wood
Olea lanceolata, white maire - small New Zealand tree having red pulpy one-seeded fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
Translations
olivovník
oliventræ
oliivipuuöljypuu
drvo masline
olajfa
オリーブ
올리브 나무
olivträd
ต้นมะกอก
cây ôliu

olive tree

شَجَرَةُ الْزَيْتُونِ olivovník oliventræ Olivenbaum ελιά olivo oliivipuu olivier drvo masline olivo オリーブ 올리브 나무 olijfboom oliventre drzewo oliwne oliveira оливковое дерево olivträd ต้นมะกอก zeytin ağacı cây ôliu 橄榄树
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At the head of this harbour there is a large olive tree, and at no great distance a fine overarching cavern sacred to the nymphs who are called Naiads.
They put these all together by the root of the olive tree, away from the road, for fear some passer by {116} might come and steal them before Ulysses awoke; and then they made the best of their way home again.
This is the haven of the old merman Phorcys, and here is the olive tree that grows at the head of it; [near it is the cave sacred to the Naiads;] {122} here too is the overarching cavern in which you have offered many an acceptable hecatomb to the nymphs, and this is the wooded mountain Neritum.
Thousands of grasshoppers, hidden in the bushes, chirped with a monotonous and dull note; the leaves of the myrtle and olive trees waved and rustled in the wind.
There was no ugliness to shut out, and the villa looked straight across the shoulder of a slope, ribbed with olive trees, to the sea.
He had just discovered Cezanne, and was uger to go to Provence; he wanted heavy skies from which the hot blue seemed to drip like beads of sweat, and broad white dusty roads, and pale roofs out of which the sun had burnt the colour, and olive trees gray with heat.
She did her best in the way of flogging him while an infant -- for duties to her well -- regulated mind were always pleasures, and babies, like tough steaks, or the modern Greek olive trees, are invariably the better for beating -- but, poor woman
And as the evening drew near, we clambered down the mountain, through groves of the Biblical oaks of Bashan, (for we were just stepping over the border and entering the long-sought Holy Land,) and at its extreme foot, toward the wide valley, we entered this little execrable village of Banias and camped in a great grove of olive trees near a torrent of sparkling water whose banks are arrayed in fig-trees, pomegranates and oleanders in full leaf.
Gnarled olive trees covered the hills with their dusky foliage, fruit hung golden in the orchard, and great scarlet anemones fringed the roadside, while beyond green slopes and craggy heights, the Maritime Alps rose sharp and white against the blue Italian sky.
Contract notice: provision of services for the land-based blasting of olive trees in the framework of the olive tree combat scheme for the years 2018 - 2019 in the regional unity of evia.
The farmer will re-plant trees to replace the ones we've taken but it will be his grandchildren that get the benefit from them - if you plant an olive tree you don't get any commercial benefit in your lifetime.
TAP) -- The 2nd edition of the Olive Tree Festival kicked off on Sunday in Sfax under the theme: "Olive tree, light and roots," with a set of development, entertainment and tourism activities and with the participation of several cultural association and structures, civil society components, several travel agencies, tourism investors and foreign visitors.