olive- +

(Greek > Latin > French: the tree Olea europaea, used in its etymological sense)

accessory olive
One of two masses of gray matter lying adjacent to the inferior olive of the brain.
oliva (s), olivae (pl); olivary body
An oval body located behind the anterior pyramid of the medulla oblongata and consisting of a convoluted sheet of gray matter enclosing white matter.
Having the color of an olive.
1. Shaped like an olive. 2. Pertaining to an olivary body.
Shaped like an olive.
Having an olive complexion.
1. The oil tree, Olea europaea, of the Oleaceae.

Its fruit yields olive oil, a fixed oil that consists chiefly of olein and palmitin; and is used as a nutritive food; in medicine as a laxative, as an emolient external application to wounds or burns, and as an ingredient of liniments and ointments.

2. An ovoid device small enough to fit on the tip of a vein stripper.

This prevents damaging the vein as the stripper is pushed into it.

olive drab
A grayish green color used as a military uniform made of olive drab cloth; especially, one worn in the United States army.
olive oil
Oil obtained by pressing the ripe, fruit of olives.

It is used as an emollient in treating skin diseases and as a nutrient.

In a direction away from the olivary nucleus of the brain.