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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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The agreement will allow the Saudi petrochemical giant to produce oleo- chemicals at its affiliate, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (Saudi Kayan), following the completion of new facilities to be constructed in the Jubail Industrial City.
The subsidiary of the Bakrie Group said the oleo- chemical factories of Domas are expected to resume operation in September.