Olives Fruit Or Vegetable



  • A plant or part of a plant used as food, typically as accompaniment to meat or fish, such as a cabbage, potato, carrot, or bean
  • offensive. A person who is incapable of normal mental or physical activity, esp. through brain damage
  • offensive. A person with a dull or inactive life
  • edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  • any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
  • The noun vegetable usually means an edible plant or part of a plant other than a sweet fruit or seed. This usually means the leaf, stem, or root of a plant.


  • The widely cultivated evergreen tree that yields this fruit, native to warm regions of the Old World
  • Used in names of other trees that are related to the olive, resemble it, or bear similar fruit, e.g., Russian olive
  • (olive) small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • A small oval fruit with a hard pit and bitter flesh, green when unripe and brownish black when ripe, used as food and as a source of oil
  • (olive) of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive
  • (olive) evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits


  • cause to bear fruit
  • The result or reward of work or activity
  • The seed-bearing structure of a plant, e.g., an acorn
  • the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • The sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food
  • yield: an amount of a product

olives fruit or vegetable

JERUSALEM and the Mount of Olives in the distance

JERUSALEM and the Mount of Olives in the distance
Jerusalem— the mount of Olives is behind— the lutheran church of the redeemer is left of center—the mosque right of center is where the new temple will be— the image is remarkable for what is shown especially the mount of Olives in the background and its meaning for the end of days since that is where the messiah of Israel and the ressurrection of the dead are to be at the end according to the Bible in Zechariah chapter 14 == augustine johnson—birmingham alabama-usa

Olive Street looking west from Seventh Street, ca. 1900

Olive Street looking west from Seventh Street, ca. 1900
Sidewalk on Olive Street looking west from Seventh Street. Photograph, ca. 1900. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collections. Swekosky-MHS Collection. n34518.