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The solid residue that is left after certain oily seeds, such as cottonseed and linseed, have been pressed free of their oil. It is ground and used as cattle feed or fertilizer.
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(Agriculture) stock feed consisting of compressed cubes made from the residue of the crushed seeds of oil-bearing crops such as linseed
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a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which the oil has been removed, used as food for livestock.
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|Noun||1.||oil cake - mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock|
field soybean - seeds used as livestock feed
oil meal - ground oil cake
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