Cite
 

Dictionary


ol'ive fam"ily




the plant family Oleaceae, characterized by trees and shrubs having opposite, simple or pinnately compound leaves, usually small and sometimes showy flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry, capsule, or winged seed, and including the ash, forsythia, lilac, olive, and privet.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

olive drabolive-green
See also:

 

Related Content