from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large edible variety of olive not used as a source of oil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Properly, a kind of superior olive grown in the region of Seville, Spain. It is large size and oblong shape with a small but long pit; it is cured when green, keeps well, and has a delicate flavor. Loosely, any olive of similar character.
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