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o·le·ag·i·nous

 (ō′lē-ăj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Of or relating to oil.
2. Falsely or smugly earnest; unctuous: oleaginous flattery.

[From Middle English oliaginose and from French oléagineux (from Old French), both from Latin oleāginus, of the olive tree, from olea, olive tree, alteration (influenced by oleum, olive oil) of olīva; see olive.]

o′le·ag′i·nous·ly adv.

oleaginous

(ˌəʊlɪˈædʒɪnəs)
adj
1. (Chemistry) resembling or having the properties of oil
2. (Chemistry) containing or producing oil
3. (Chemistry) overly complimentary; obsequious
[C17: from Latin oleāginus, from olea olive; see also oil]

o•le•ag•i•nous

(ˌoʊ liˈædʒ ə nəs)

adj.
1. having the nature or qualities of oil.
2. containing oil.
3. producing oil.
4. unctuous; fawning; smarmy.
[1625–35; < Latin oleāginus of the olive, derivative of olea olive]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oleaginous - unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
insincere - lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
2.oleaginous - containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
fatty, fat - containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"

oleaginous

adjective
1. Having the qualities of fat:
2. Affectedly and self-servingly earnest:
Translations
lipeväöljyinen
oleisty

oleaginous

[əʊlɪˈædʒɪnəs] ADJoleaginoso

oleaginous

adj (form) consistencyölig; (= containing oil)ölhaltig; (fig) personölig

oleaginous

[ˌəʊlɪˈædʒɪnəs] adjoleaginoso/a, oleoso/a

o·le·ag·i·nous

a. oleaginoso-a, aceitoso-a, derivado del aceite o rel. al mismo.
References in classic literature ?
As the oleaginous matter exudes, it falls in drops through the apertures into a wide-mouthed calabash placed underneath.
Her son (of whom I feel truly ashamed to be obliged to speak again so soon) made an effort to extricate his mother--involved himself in a series of pecuniary disasters, which commercial people call, I believe, transactions--struggled for a little while to get out of them in the character of an independent gentleman--failed--and then spiritlessly availed himself of the oleaginous refuge of the soap and candle trade.
Dirty-looking beggars," said I over my shoulder: "dark as dark; blue chins, oleaginous curls, and ear-rings; ragged as they make them, but nothing picturesque in their rags.
An oleaginous fruit is the part of a plant that is used to produce a vegetable oil.
9 million was spent on import of oil seeds and oleaginous fruit.
Where Schwab is oleaginous and deferential, Yergin is probing and incisive.
Selfie-struck foodies will want to head to the VIP-only Celebrity Chefs' Tasting Table create at the Crate and Barrel Chefs Theatre, while Keto-diet fanatics will embrace the idea of the Butter Kitchen (see box), where there are classes in how to prepare and cook with the ultimate oleaginous ingredient.
The partners behind olefine have developed a novel technology for biological production of pheromones using oleaginous yeast cell factories, However the strains, Fermentation, And downstream process need to be further optimized to bring the technology to the market.
Who, besides the oleaginous Sean Hannity, would say, "Let Trump be Trump"?
According to Miranda and Rabelo (2008), this oleaginous species, mainly destined to the feeding of traditional populations, can also form the basis of a self-sustaining technological development model.
Sheikh Rashid's Awami Muslim League is a one-man show, while, about Mustafa Kamal's Pak Sarzameen Party, the following observation from Cyril Almeida sums it up beautifully: "That abomination of a no-name party cobbled together by the boys and fronted by the oleaginous ex-mayor isn't getting the kind of traction that was hoped for.