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noun olive pronunciation in British English /ˈɒlɪv/
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singularolive
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small black or green fruit that grows in Mediterranean countries and is eaten as food or used for its oil. It grows on an olive tree. A place where there are a lot of olive trees is called an olive grove.
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  2. 2

    olive

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    olive green

    [uncountable] a dark yellow-green colour
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