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wild olive

[W Car. various sp.] n. a tree: 1782 They have ... the Lucca olive, as well as the wild kind (Bruce, quoted by Albury 1975:80). 1889 Ximenia americana or Bucida buceras (Gardner 372,381).= OLIVE BARK cf. WILD OAK, SEASIDE PLUM 1, SPANISH PLUM

Tags: noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2010-11-24 14:36
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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