Queen olive. [Cf. Sp. aceituna de la Reina olive of the Queen.] (Olive Trade)

Properly, a kind of superior olive grown in the region of Seville, Spain. It is large size and oblong shape with a small but long pit; it is cured when green, keeps well, and has a delicate flavor. Loosely, any olive of similar character.

 

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