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olive oil

n.
Oil pressed from olives, used in salad dressings, for cooking, as an ingredient in cosmetics, and as an emollient.
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olive oil

n
(Cookery) a pale yellow oil pressed from ripe olive fruits and used in cooking, medicines, soaps, etc
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ol′ive oil`


n.
an oil expressed from the olive fruit, used in cooking, in salad dressings, in medicine, etc.
[1765–75]
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olive oil

  • factory - Originally a place where traders did their business in another country, based on Latin factorium, "an oil press" (for olive oil).
  • oil - From Latin oleum, from Greek elaion, "olive oil; other oily substance."
  • salmagundi - First a dish of chopped meat and eggs, highly seasoned and served with lemon juice and olive oil.
  • amurca - Sediment in olive oil.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.olive oil - oil from olivesolive oil - oil from olives      
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
olive - small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
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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Translations
olivový olej
olivenolie
oliiviöljy
huile d’olivehuile d'olive
maslinovo ulje
olívaolaj
ólífuolía
オリーブ油
올리브 기름
olivolja
น้ำมันมะกอก
dầu ôliu

olive oil

nolio d'oliva
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

olive oil

زِيّتُ الْزَيّتُونِ olivový olej olivenolie Olivenöl ελαιόλαδο aceite de oliva oliiviöljy huile d’olive maslinovo ulje olio di oliva オリーブ油 올리브 기름 olijfolie olivenolje oliwa z oliwek azeite, azeite de oliva оливковое масло olivolja น้ำมันมะกอก zeytin yağı dầu ôliu 橄榄油
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