olivet mount

Olives

[ol-ivz]
noun
a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m).
Also, Olivet [ol-uh-vet, -vit] .
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Olives (ˈɒlɪvz)
 
n
Mount of Olives a hill to the east of Jerusalem: in New Testament times the village Bethany (Mark 11:11) was on its eastern slope and Gethsemane on its western one

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olive
c.1200, "olive tree," from O.Fr. olive, from L. oliva "olive, olive tree," from Gk. elaia "olive tree, olive," probably from the same Aegean language (perhaps Cretan) as Armenian ewi "oil." Applied to the fruit or berry of the tree in Eng. from late 14c. Olive branch as a token of peace is from early
13c.
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olive ol·ive (ŏl'ĭv)
n.
See olivary body.

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