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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Oleaceae — the olives and related trees.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of trees including the olive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of trees and shrubs, type of the order Oleaceæ and the tribe Oleineæ, known by the oily drupe and induplicate calyx-lobes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits
Latin olea ("olive") (Wiktionary)