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Oligotrophic

ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk

Meanings of Oligotrophic:

adjective

(especially of a lake) relatively poor in plant nutrients and containing abundant oxygen in the deeper parts.

Usage examples:

Altogether, this indicates that sestonic components of autochthonous origin should be closer to red…

Meanings of Oligotropic:

adjective

Of an insect, especially a bee: collecting nectar from the flowers of only a few related plants. contrasted with polytropic .

Oliguria

ɒlɪˈɡjʊərɪə

Meanings of Oliguria:

noun

The production of abnormally small amounts of urine.

Usage examples:

In non-fatal cases recovery was complete and occurred within a further 3 h. there were no gastroint…

Meanings of Olio:

noun

A highly spiced stew of various meats and vegetables originating from spain and portugal.

Usage examples:

The key elements of this court style were the grosses entrées, the olios, the bisques, the terrines…

Meanings of Olios:

noun

A highly spiced stew of various meats and vegetables originating from spain and portugal.

Usage examples:

The key elements of this court style were the grosses entrées, the olios, the bisques, the terrines…

Meanings of Oliphant:

noun

An elephant.

Meanings of Oliva:

noun

(in form oliva) a genus of marine gastropod molluscs of the family olividae, characterized by glossy cylindrical shells; (also oliva; more fully "oliva shell") a member of this genus; an olive shell.

Olivary

ˈɒlɪv(ə)ri

Meanings of Olivary:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the nucleus situated in the olive of the medulla oblongata in the brain.

Usage examples:

Dorsal to the olivary nuclei is the extensive reticular formation of the medulla, composed of diffu…

Meanings of Olivaster:

adjective

Olive-coloured; having an easily-tanned or mediterranean skin.

Olive

ˈɒl.ɪv

Meanings of Olive:

noun

A small oval fruit with a hard stone and bitter flesh, green when unripe and bluish black when ripe, used as food and as a source of oil.

Usage examples:

A dish of cauliflower with black olives
adjective

Greyish-green.

Usage examples:

A small figure in olive fatigues

Olive branch

ˈɒl.ɪv ˌbrɑːntʃ

Meanings of Olive branch:

idiom

Something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace

noun

An offer of reconciliation.

Usage examples:

The government is holding out an olive branch to the demonstrators

Olive-green

ˌɒl.ɪv ˈɡriːn

Meanings of Olive-green:

noun

The colour of green olives

Usage examples:

An olive-green uniform

Meanings of Olivella:

noun

A genus of small gastropod molluscs of warm and tropical seas (family olividae), having glossy cylindrical shells; (also olivella) a snail of this genus.

Meanings of Oliveness:

noun

The quality of being olive-coloured.

Meanings of Oliver:

proper noun

The companion of roland in the chanson de roland.

Meanings of Oliverian:

adjective

Of or relating to oliver cromwell or his period in power as lord protector of the commonwealth.

Olives

ˈɒl.ɪv

Meanings of Olives:

noun

A small oval fruit with a hard stone and bitter flesh, green when unripe and bluish black when ripe, used as food and as a source of oil.

Usage examples:

A dish of cauliflower with black olives
adjective

Greyish-green.

Usage examples:

A small figure in olive fatigues

Meanings of Olivet:

noun

In full "mount (of) olivet". the mount of olives on the east side of jerusalem, the scene of christ's ascension.

Meanings of Olivetan:

noun

A member of this religious order.

Olivette

ɒlɪˈvɛt

Meanings of Olivette:

noun

A small oval weight threaded on a fishing line.

Usage examples:

A tungsten olivette is used as a main weight with a small dropper shot between the olivette and the…

Meanings of Oliviform:

adjective

Shaped like an olive, oval; (conchology) resembling an olive shell.

Meanings of Olivil:

noun

A crystalline carbohydrate, c₂₀ h₂₄ o₇, which is a lignan obtained from the gum of the olive tree.

Meanings of Olivine:

noun

An olive-green, grey-green, or brown mineral occurring widely in basalt, peridotite, and other basic igneous rocks. it is a silicate containing varying proportions of magnesium, iron, and other elements.

Usage examples:

Basalt is a fine-grained igneous rock that is primarily composed of the iron- and magnesium-rich mi…

Meanings of Olivinic:

adjective

Of, relating to, resembling, or containing olivine.

Meanings of Olla:

noun

A palm leaf, especially a leaf or strip of a leaf of the palmyra, traditionally used in southern india and sri lanka for writing on.

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