Synonyms of olive


1. olive, fruit

usage: small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil

2. olive, European olive tree, Olea europaea, olive tree

usage: evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits

3. olive, wood

usage: hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork

4. olive, relish, drupe, stone fruit

usage: one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish

5. olive, chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour

usage: a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation


1. olive, chromatic (vs. achromatic)

usage: of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive

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Definition and meaning of olive (Dictionary)