from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of polished marine gastropod shells, chiefly tropical, and often beautifully colored.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Olive-tree gum.
- n. In conchology: [capitalized] The typical genus of Olividæ, founded by Bruguière in 1789; the olives or olive-shells.
- n. Pl. olivas (-väz). Any species of Oliva; an olive-shell. See cut at olive-shell.
- n. Pl. olivæ (-vē). In anatomy, the olivary body of the brain.
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I had the fusilli all cacciatora con ricotta salata, and skipped the second to have pecorino stagionato con pera e oliva al forno.
Se abre el pan cortándolo a lo (su) largo, luego, se meten los ingredientes, entonces le eches un poquillo de aceite de oliva con ajo y orégono, y al terminar con el sandwich se corta en dos partes iguales y las envuelves en papel (o aluminio).
In its hardness and translucency -- in its polish, equal to that of the finest oliva-shell -- in the bad smell given out, and loss of colour under the blowpipe -- it shows a close similarity with living sea-shells.
The occurrence of marine shells in a burial depository, especially of the varieties pyrula and oliva, four or five hundred miles from the
'Postque meos ortus Pisaea vinctus oliva abstulerat decies praemia victor equus, cum maris Euxini positos ad laeva Tomitas quaerere me laesi principis ira iubet.'
Salsa Borracha (3) 6 chiles anchos o mulatos; 1 taza de pulque de buena calidad ó jugo de naranja; 1 cucharada de cebolla picada; 1 cucharada de aceite de oliva; queso añejo desmoronado al gusto.
The olive (oliva; olivary body) is situated lateral to the pyramid, from which it is separated by the antero-lateral sulcus, and the fibers of the hypoglossal nerve.
In its hardness and translucencyin its polish, equal to that of the finest oliva-shellin the bad smell given out, and loss of colour under the blow-pipeit shows a close similarity with living sea-shells.
'You are not dancing, Sperelli?' asked Gabriella Barbarisi, a girl brown as the _oliva speciosa_, as she passed him on the arm of her partner, fanning herself and smiling to show a dimple she had at the corner of her mouth.