See also: Olea

Dalmatian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin olīva.

Noun edit

olea f

  1. olive

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek ἐλαία (elaía, olive berry, olive tree), of Pre-Greek origin, compare oleum (olive oil).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

olea f (genitive oleae); first declension

  1. olive (fruit)
  2. olive tree
    • 43 BCEc. 17 CE, Ovid, Fasti 5.321:
      ‘flōrēbant oleae; ventī nocuēre protervī’
      “The olive trees were blooming; wanton winds damaged them.”
      (The poetic voice is that of Flora (mythology).)

Declension edit

Dative plural sometimes oleābus. First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative olea oleae
Genitive oleae oleārum
Dative oleae oleīs
Accusative oleam oleās
Ablative oleā oleīs
Vocative olea oleae

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References edit

  • olea”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • olea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

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Verb edit


  1. inflection of olear:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative