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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. olive tree
Las aceitunas que cuelgan del olivo han madurado tanto que están a punto de caer al suelo.The olives hanging from the olive tree are so ripe that they are about to fall to the ground.
2. (material)
a. olive wood
Estos muebles son de olivo y tienen un color precioso.This furniture is made of olive wood and has a beautiful color.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. olive tree
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olive tree
tomar el olivo to beat it (familiar)
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verde olivo
green olive tree
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