Crossword clues for oleaster
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Oleaster \O`le*as"ter\, n. [L., fr. olea olive tree. See Olive, Oil.] (Bot.)
The wild olive tree ( Olea Europea, var. sylvestris).
Any species of the genus El[ae]agus. See Eleagnus. The small silvery berries of the common species ( El[ae]agnus hortensis) are called Trebizond dates, and are made into cakes by the Arabs.
n. 1 A plant in the family Elaeagnaceae, 2 # especially, a plant in the genus ''Elaeagnus'', 3 ## especially, a plant in the species (taxlink Elaeagnus angustifolia species noshow=1). 4 Cultivated olive trees that have re-naturalized, sometimes treated as a species (taxlink Olea oleaster species noshow=1), the wild olive.
n. any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits