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wild olive

n.
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wild olive

n
(Plants) any of various trees or shrubs that resemble the olive tree or bear olive-like fruits, esp the oleaster
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Noun1.wild olive - erect shrub or climber of India and China with red olivelike fruit
oleaster - any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits
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From the mountainside helipad, a dirt road skirts around groves of wild olive trees to reach Painda Cheena village.
Meanwhile they chop down wild olive trees without knowing that the leaves from this tree can both prevent as well as cure malaria.
The reserve has a unique biological diversity, with different species of plants such as Cedar, Sage, Al Nimt, Al Bout, Cactus, wild Olive trees, and forests of Al Alalan trees.
Zubair Khattak (Director ORIC, KKKUK) briefed the audience about the collaborative working with SMEDA and especially about the success story of wild olive conversion into edible verities and the model orchards development.
A few kilometers past this city, a narrow strip of asphalt leads to a steep hill covered with wild olive trees known locally as 'kahu'.
Based on paleobotanical and archaeological investigations, early exploitation and use of wild olive trees from the Near East to Spain have been documented since the Neolithic period [7, 8].
The adrenaline-pumping route is interspersed with gentle hiking through the wild olive trees and mountain greenery.
Jebel Serj houses one of the most important nature reserves in Tunisia, because of its rich fauna (serval, fox, jackal, mongoose, hedgehog, peregrine falcon, booted eagle, Barbary partridge) and fauna (Montpellier maple, Kermes oak, wild olive trees, Aleppo pine, carob, Barbary thuja), and the beauty of its natural sites including the famous cave of Ain Dhahab.
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