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A pale yellow liquid obtained from the embryos of corn grains, used especially as a cooking and salad oil and in the manufacture of margarines.
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(Cookery) an oil prepared from maize, used in cooking and in making soaps, lubricants, etc
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an oil obtained by expressing the germs of corn kernels.
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|Noun||1.||corn oil - oil from the germs of corn grains|
corn - the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
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