green olive


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n green olive olives picked green and pickled in brine; infrequently stuffed with e.g. pimento
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In literature:

The thief looked across the valley, at the top of the mountain flushed with sunset, and at the grey-green of the olives about its base.
"Man and Maid" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
As in the case of the Pekins avoid any birds which have green or olive colored bills.
"Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon
Stand small green flags among your candies and olives, and have pistache nuts among the salted almonds.
"Gala Day Luncheons" by Caroline Benedict Burrell
They are minute worms with coloured oil drops (green, olive green or orange) contained in the epidermis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The olive-green magazine dropped unregarded onto the floor, and there was no other book within reach.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
Neither Ricordo nor Olive played their best, and when the eighteenth green was reached both seemed relieved.
"The Man Who Rose Again" by Joseph Hocking
The caterpillar is green or olive brown, and thickly covered with white spots.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
The Wings lived in a pleasant house on Olive Street, four doors from Washington and overlooking the Green Park.
"Angela's Business" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
In the valley below, beyond the milling tourists, the dark green olive groves spread out toward the horizon.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
The Piedmontese was still in his jacket; but he had on a white striped waistcoat and olive-green trousers.
"Monsieur Cherami" by Charles Paul de Kock

In poetry:

The olives are as green in grove
As in the days the poets bless,
When Pallas with Poseidon strove
To be the City's Patroness.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
I stretch'd him by the olive tree,
Where his death, there his grave should be;
The place was a thrice hallowed spot,
There had he drawn his golden lot
Of immortality; 'twas blest,
A green and holy place of rest.
"The Troubadour. Canto 3" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
The delicate Lily may gracefully mount,
And the Pink all her charms with the Rainbow recount;
Green, green is the Olive on ALBION'S brow,
And the Lily and Pink to the Olive must bow!
Bloom on the day,
Thou Olive gay, &c.
"The Olive Of Peace" by James Henry Leigh Hunt
And slowly, sadly, mov'd his plumes,
Glittering athwart the leafy glooms:
He pass'd the pale green olives by,
Nor won the chestnut flowers his eye;
But when to that sole Palm he came,
Then shot a rapture through his frame!
"The Palm-Tree" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
’Neath the olives of Samaria, in far-famed Galilee,
Where dark green vines are mirrored in a placid silver sea,
’Mid scenes of tranquil beauty, glowing sun-sets, rosy dawn,
The Master and disciples to the city journeyed on.
"The Ten Lepers" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
The place is fair and tranquil, Judaea’s cloudless sky
Smiles down on distant mountain, on glade and valley nigh,
And odorous winds bring fragrance from palm-tops darkly green,
And olive trees whose branches wave softly o’er the scene.
"The Garden Of Gethsemane" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

In news:

I n the olive oil market, not everything is as green as it seems.
White Bean Dip Layered With Green Olive and Lemon Tapenade .
White Bean Dip Layered With Green Olive and Lemon Tapenade.
Kelly Merritt (3) Greek salads contain several healthful ingredients, including leafy greens, lycopene-rich tomatoes, peppers, and an olive oil and vinegar-based dressing.
Vancouver is hitting all right marks for the creators of the new CW series, " Arrow " based on DC Comics' Green Arrow , aka playboy-billionaire-turned-vigilante Oliver Queen.
Looking like a Frankenstein experiment between a '67-'72 Suburban and a second-gen S-10 Blazer , this truck features an olive green paint scheme and almost full-length moonroof.
Olive oil Green Cauliflower .
I buy big, meaty green olives from my favorite Middle Eastern market for this salad.
Round out the plate with some green vegetables, such as asparagus in olive oil either grilled or sautéed over high heat.
Green Salad with Grapefruit, Fennel and Olives.
8 large green olives stuffed with pimento, sliced into 1/4-inch discs16 bocconcini cheese balls.
1 (5 ounce) jar green olives , drained and chopped.
The plump green olives rain down on the ground, where they're collected in plastic sheets and buckets.
Looking for the Sicilian connection, I ordered the Siciliana salad: mixed greens with oranges, olives, shaved red onions and white anchovies ($7.95).
Preserved lemons, cilantro and cracked green olives enhance a traditional Moroccan lamb stew, served with couscous.