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Olivo

 Olivo (Olea europaea), symbol of the new alliance between God and man

...and the dove came in to him in the evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. (Genesis 8,11)

Olea europea
Olivo - papyrus - cypress - incense - myrrh - thorn of Christ - myrtle - coriander - sycamore - cedar - thistle - aloe
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