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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- The color of the oblong or ovoid drupaceous fruit that is eaten as a pickle or relish either when unripe and green or when bluish black and ripe and that yields a valuable oil.

Usage examples (13)
  • Fundulus notatus and F. olivaceous, are they separate species?
  • The eggs are regular ovals, with a pale-greenish ground, blotched and spotted with a somewhat olivaceous brown.
  • The lizard has a relative in southern Luzon, V. olivaceous, but the species are separated by three river valleys and a gap of 95 miles (150kms) and may never have met up.
  • The eggs, five in number, are of a pale greenish-white colour, spotted all over with olivaceous inky-brown spots and specks, increasing in size and forming a zone at the... for more
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