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1. Any of several varieties of the rape plant having seeds containing oil that is very low in erucic acid and high in monounsaturated fatty acids.
2. An edible oil made from such a plant.

[Can(ada) o(il,) l(ow) a(cid).]


(Cookery) a cooking oil extracted from a variety of rapeseed developed in Canada
[C20: from Can(ada) + -ola, from oleum]


(ˈkæn l ə, kəˈnoʊ lə)

a variety of rapeseed containing an oil low in erucic acid.
[1975–80; Can(ada) o(il), l(ow) a(cid)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canola - vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
oleic acid - a colorless oily liquid occurring as a glyceride; it is the major fatty acid in olive oil and canola oil; used in making soap and cosmetics and ointments and lubricating oils
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Your body needs fruits, vegetables, grains, and the good types of fat found in olive and cannola oils, nuts and seeds.
3 tablespoons cannola oil 1/2 cup apple juice 1/2 cup egg substitute or 3 egg whites 1 cup oat bran cereal (uncooked) or crushed oat bran flakes 1/2 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups shredded carrots
GS AgriFuels' Culbertson, Montana-based Sustainable Systems subsidiary currently produces and sells high oleic safflower, sunflower, cannola and other high-value oils into the culinary markets in either bulk or packaged quantities.