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- n. An evergreen tree, Olea europaea, that produces olives as fruit.
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- n. a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
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Tucked into the boughs or trunk of each olive tree was a roll of black netting the farmers would spread beneath it at harvest-time in October or November, to collect the fruit.
At the village, Father Arsenios poured a bottle of Robola down his throat and wiped his eyes blearily, unaccustomed to the hardship of early rising, and Pelagia and her father chained up the goat to the olive tree and locked Psipsina in a cupboard where she would find nothing to tear to pieces.