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vegetable oil

n.
Any of various oils obtained from plants and used in food products and industrially.
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vegetable oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of oils that are esters of fatty acids and glycerol and are obtained from plants
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veg′etable oil`


n.
any of various liquid oils derived from the fruit or seeds of plants.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vegetable oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plantsvegetable oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
edible fat - oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
margarine, marge, oleo, oleomargarine, margarin - a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
cooking oil - any of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
sweet oil - mild vegetable oil when used as food; especially olive or edible rape oil
canola, canola oil - vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
coconut oil, copra oil - oil from coconuts
corn oil - oil from the germs of corn grains
cottonseed oil - edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
olive oil - oil from olives
palm oil - oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
groundnut oil, peanut oil - an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap
salad oil - any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings
safflower oil - oil from seeds of the safflower plant
sesame oil - oil obtained from sesame seeds
soyabean oil, soybean oil - oil from soya beans
sunflower oil, sunflower-seed oil - oil from sunflower seeds
walnut oil - oil from walnuts
madia oil - used as a substitute for olive oil
drying oil - an oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base
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Translations
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