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peanut oil

n.
The oil pressed from peanuts, used for cooking, in soaps, and as a solvent for pharmaceutical preparations.
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peanut oil

n
(Cookery) oil that is made from peanut seeds and used for cooking, in soaps, and in pharmaceutical products
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pea′nut oil`


n.
the yellowish oil expressed from peanuts, used esp. in cooking.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peanut oil - an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
peanut - underground pod of the peanut vine
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Translations

peanut oil

nolio di semi di arachide
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Also referred to as groundnut oil or arachis oil, peanut oil is becoming a popular choice for frying foods because of its affordable price, versatility in the kitchen and its high melting point.
(19) Other agents include Phenol in Arachis oil, Polidocanol, Quinine and Urethane, Aetoxisclerol, Xiao Zhi Ling (XZL) (Consisting of Chinese nutgalls and Aluminium Potassium Sulphate), OC 108 and 50% Dextrose.
There is debate about the use of peanut or arachis oil and although refined peanut oil may be considered safe, people with nut allergies are advised to avoid any products eg shampoo or some moisturisers that contain it (National Eczema Society 2015).
Submucosa in the previous four sites were injected with 4 ml of 5% phenol in arachis oil into each site, which could fix loose rectal mucosa (Figure 1).