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olive

olive(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fruit)
a. la aceituna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Would you like some stuffed olives with your drink?¿Te gustarían unas aceitunas rellenas con tu trago?
b. la oliva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This recipe calls for green olives.Esta receta pide olivas verdes.
2. (botany)
a. el olivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Olives bloom with small white flowers in late spring.A los olivos les salen florecitas blancas a finales de primavera.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (color)
a. verde olivo
I wore an olive shirt and drank green tea for Earth Day.Me puse una camisa verde olivo y tomé té verde por el Día de la Tierra.
b. verde oliva
Ronald is the guy with the olive cap over there.Ronald es el tipo de la gorra verde oliva por allá.
4. (skin color)
a. aceitunado
Carla has olive skin, green eyes, and black hair.Carla tiene la piel aceitunada, los ojos verdes y el cabello negro.
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olive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fruit)
a. la aceituna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
to hold out the olive branchhacer un gesto de paz
olive groveolivar m
olive oilaceite de oliva
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (skin)
a. aceitunado(a)
olive (green)verde oliva
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olive [ˈɒlɪv]
noun
(fruit) aceituna (f); oliva (f);(also olive tree) olivo (m)
eating olive aceituna (f) de mesa
adjective
(also olive-green) [+complexion, skin] [+shirt, paint] verde oliva
modifier
olive branch (n) rama (f) de olivo
to hold out an olive branch hacer un gesto de paz
olive green (n) verde (m) oliva
olive grove (n) olivar (m)
olive grower (n) oleicultoraoleicultora (m) (f);a oleicultora
olive growing (n) oleicultura (f)
olive oil (n) aceite (m) de oliva
olive tree (n) olivo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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