olive

Part of speech: noun

An evergreen tree, anciently an emblem of peace; also, its oily fruit.

Part of speech: noun

A dull yellowish green color.

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Usage examples "olive":

  1. Then the young man stooped for a moment over the little olive- tree. - "Half-Past Bedtime", H. H. Bashford.
  2. I never thought, he continued, that I should be glad to give Olive to anyone- to anyone- you won't mind if I say it- outside our own immediate circle. - "The Golden Web", Anthony Partridge.
  3. Square corners, painted olive drab. - "The Risk Profession", Donald Edwin Westlake.