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col·za

 (kŏl′zə, kōl′-)
n.
See rape2.

[French, from Dutch koolzaad : kool, cabbage (from Middle Dutch cōle, from Latin caulis) + zaad, seed (from Middle Dutch saet; see sē- in Indo-European roots).]

colza

(ˈkɒlzə)
n
(Plants) another name for rape2
[C18: via French (Walloon) kolzat from Dutch koolzaad, from kool cabbage, cole + zaad seed]

rape1

(reɪp)

n., v. raped, rap•ing. n.
1. the unlawful act of forcing a female to have sexual intercourse, as by physical attack or threats.
2. any act of sexual intercourse that is forced upon a person.
4. an act of plunder or despoliation: the rape of the countryside.
5. Archaic. the act of seizing and carrying off by force.
v.t.
6. to force to have sexual intercourse.
7. to plunder (a place); despoil.
8. to seize and carry off by force.
v.i.
9. to commit rape.
[1250–1300; (v.) Middle English rapen < Anglo-French raper < Latin rapere to seize, carry off by force, plunder; (n.) Middle English < Anglo-French ra(a)p(e), derivative of raper]
rap′ist, rap′er, n.

rape2

(reɪp)

n.
a plant, Brassica napus, of the mustard family, whose leaves are used as fodder, and whose seeds yield rape oil.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin rāpum (neuter), rāpa (feminine) turnip; c. Greek rhápys]

rape3

(reɪp)

n.
the residue of grapes, after the juice has been extracted, used as a filter in making vinegar.
[1590–1600; < French râpe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colza - Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage cropcolza - Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
mustard - any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
rapeseed - seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
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Etude de l'heterosis chez le colza oleagineux d'hiver (Brassica napus L.).
(2002) desarrollaron un modelo para la metanolisis del aceite de colza y establecieron un mecanismo que tenia en cuenta todas las reacciones competitivas que existen en la reaccion de transesterificacion.
Groupe Consultatif International de Recherche sur le Colza. Henry Ling Limited, The Dorset Press, Dorchester, UK.
(2005), utilizando oleo de peixe e de colza (10,5% de inclusao de cada um) em salmao do Atlantico (Salmo salar) nao mostraram diferenca no peso das femeas.
La primera especie se posiciona entre la torula y el higado, con un contenido igual al de la primera y Macrodactylus entre la semilla de algodon y la colza.