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Meaning of QUEEN OLIVE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Queen olive\ [Cf. Sp. aceituna de la Reina olive of
the Queen.] (Olive Trade)
Properly, a kind of superior olive grown in the region of
Seville, Spain. It is large size and oblong shape with a
small but long pit; it is cured when green, keeps well, and
has a delicate flavor. Loosely, any olive of similar
character.

 

 

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