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Definition of the noun African Olive

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  1. African olive is the vernacular name of the Olea europaea ssp. africana, a subspecies of Olea.
    • geographic area: Oceania
  2. African olive is the vernacular name of the Olea europaea ssp. cuspidata, a subspecies of Olea europaea.
    • geographic area: North America, Oceania

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: wild olive, South African olive Southern Africa: olienhout, olyfboom, swartolienhout; umNquma (Swazi); muGuma, muToba (Shona); mohlware (South Sotho); motlhware (North Sotho); mokgware (Ngwaketse dialect, Botswana); ...

Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

olive ibis Wattled ibis/ Carunculated ibis Hadada ibis / Hadada Olive ibis / Green ibis/ African olive (African green) ibis Spot-breasted ibis / Spot-breasted green ibis Plumbeous ibis / Blue ibis Buff-necked ibis / White-throated ibis Black- faced ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1735)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller

African Olive, with a broad long Leaf, of a shining dark-green Colour on the upper-lide, but of a paler-grccu underneath. 3. Olba ; Africana, folio Bux't, craffo, atroviriii, luciio, cortice albo, fcabro. Boerh. Ind. The African Box-leav'd Olive. 4.

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

William Cobbett RETORT, JACK William Franklin A RETURNED SOUTH AFRICAN Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner REUBEN Robert Stephen Hawker REVEL, HARRY Gilbert Floyd A REVEREND AND JUDICIOUS DIVINE John Rainolds A ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

Green · E:African Olive, Wild Olive; G :Afrikanischer Ölbaum · Ù e Z8 œ; trop. Afr., S-Afr., SW-China – subsp. europaea · E:Olive; G:Ölbaum, Olivenbaum · Ù ‡ Z8 œ V › ±; cult. – subsp. sylvestris (Mill.) Rouy · G:Oleaster, Wilder Ölbaum · Ù e ...

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African Olive or Rameron Pigeon (Columba arquatrix)

The African Olive Pigeon or Rameron Pigeon (Columba arquatrix) is a pigeon which is a resident breeding bird in much of eastern and southern Africa from Ethiopia to the Cape. The adult male African Olive Pigeon is a large pigeon; it's back and wings are maroon, with the shoulders heavily speckled with white spots. The underparts are maroon with heavy white spotting, and the head is grey with yellow patches around the eye, and a yellow bill. The neck plumage, used in display, is streaked maroon and white, the underwing and undertail are dark grey, and the feet are yellow.

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