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(Plants) a seed from which oil is extracted
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any of several seeds, as the castor bean, sesame, or cottonseed, from which an oil is expressed.
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Noun1.oilseed - any of several seeds that yield oil
castor bean - the toxic seed of the castor-oil plant; source of castor oil
cottonseed - seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
candlenut - seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes
rapeseed - seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
seed - a small hard fruit
flaxseed, linseed - the seed of flax used as a source of oil
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