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[oh-lee-ey-shuh s] /ˌoʊ liˈeɪ ʃəs/

belonging to the Oleaceae, the olive family of plants.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Oleaceae, a family of trees and shrubs, including the ash, jasmine, privet, lilac, and olive


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