Definitions for oleasterˌoʊ liˈæs tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•le•as•terˌoʊ liˈæs tər(n.)

  1. a small thorny tree, Elaeagnus angustifolia, with gray-green leaves, fragrant yellow flowers, and oval berries.

    Category: Plants

    Ref: Also called Russian olive.

Origin of oleaster:

bef. 1000; ME < L: wild olive tree

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oleaster(noun)

    any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits

Wiktionary

  1. oleaster(Noun)

    A plant in the genus Elaeagnus, especially Elaeagnus angustifolia.

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