oleo-

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oleo-

or ole-
pref.
Oil: oleoresin.

[French oléo-, from oléine, olein, from Latin oleum, oil; see oil.]
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oleo-

combining form
oil: oleomargarine.
[from Latin oleum oil]
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o•le•o

(ˈoʊ liˌoʊ)

n.
Older Use. margarine.
[1880–85]

oleo-

a combining form meaning “oil”: oleoresin.
[< Latin, comb. form representing oleum oil]
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