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English adjective: olive

1. olive of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral


English noun: olive

1. olive (plant) small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil


Broader (hypernym)fruit


Part meronymEuropean olive tree, Olea europaea, olive


Substance holonymolive oil

2. olive (plant) evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits


SynonymsEuropean olive tree, Olea europaea


Broader (hypernym)olive tree


Part holonymolive, olive


Member meronymgenus Olea, Olea

3. olive (plant) hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork


Broader (hypernym)wood


Substance meronymolive tree

4. olive (food) one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish


Broader (hypernym)drupe, relish, stone fruit


Narrower (hyponym)black olive, green olive, ripe olive


Part meronymEuropean olive tree, Olea europaea, olive

5. olive (attribute) a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour


Narrower (hyponym)drab, olive drab









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