(Ol"ive), a. Approaching the color of the olive; of a peculiar dark brownish, yellowish, or tawny
(Ol"ived) a. Decorated or furnished with olive trees. [R.] T. Warton.
(O*liv"en*ite) n. (Min.) An olive-green mineral, a hydrous arseniate of copper; olive ore.
1. [OF. oliviere.] An olive grove. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. [F. olivier.] An olive tree. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Ol"i*ver), n. A small tilt hammer, worked by the foot.
(Ol`i*ve"ri*an) n. (Eng. Hist.) An adherent of Oliver Cromwell. Macaulay.
(Ol`ive*wood") n. (Bot.) (a) The wood of the olive. (b) An Australian name given to the
hard white wood of certain trees of the genus Elæodendron, and also to the trees themselves.
(Ol`i*vil) n. [Cf. F. olivile.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, obtained from an exudation
from the olive, and having a bitter-sweet taste and acid proporties. [Written also olivile.] Gregory.
(Ol"i*vin) n. (Chem.) A complex bitter gum, found on the leaves of the olive tree; called also
(Ol"i*vine) n. [Cf. F. olivine.] (Min.) A common name of the yellowish green mineral chrysolite,
esp. the variety found in eruptive rocks.
(Ol"i*vite) n. (Chem.) See Olivin.
(Ol"la) n. [See Olio.]
1. A pot or jar having a wide mouth; a cinerary urn, especially one of baked clay.
2. A dish of stewed meat; an olio; an olla- podrida.
(||Ol`la-po*dri"da) n. [Sp., lit., a rotten pot. See Olio.]
1. A favorite Spanish dish, consisting of a mixture of several kinds of meat chopped fine, and stewed
2. Any incongruous mixture or miscellaneous collection; an olio. B. Jonson.
(Ol"o*gy) n. [See -logy.] A colloquial or humorous name for any science or branch of knowledge.
He had a smattering of mechanics, of physiology, geology, mineralogy, and all other ologies whatsoever.De Quincey.
(||Ol"pe) n. [NL., fr. Gr. .] Originally, a leather flask or vessel for oils or liquids; afterward, an earthenware
vase or pitcher without a spout.
(||O*lu"sa*trum) n. [L. holusatrum, olusatrum; olus garden herb + ater black.] (Bot.) An
umbelliferous plant, the common Alexanders of Western Europe (Smyrnium Olusatrum).
(O*lym"pi*ad) n. [L. olympias, -adis, Gr. 'olympia`s, -a`dos, fr. 'O`lympos Olympus, a mountain
in Macedonia: cf. F. olympiade.] (Greek Antiq.) A period of four years, by which the ancient Greeks