olive oil


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olive oil

n.
Oil pressed from olives, used in salad dressings, for cooking, as an ingredient in cosmetics, and as an emollient.

olive oil

n
(Cookery) a pale yellow oil pressed from ripe olive fruits and used in cooking, medicines, soaps, etc

ol′ive oil`


n.
an oil expressed from the olive fruit, used in cooking, in salad dressings, in medicine, etc.
[1765–75]

olive oil

  • factory - Originally a place where traders did their business in another country, based on Latin factorium, "an oil press" (for olive oil).
  • oil - From Latin oleum, from Greek elaion, "olive oil; other oily substance."
  • salmagundi - First a dish of chopped meat and eggs, highly seasoned and served with lemon juice and olive oil.
  • amurca - Sediment in olive oil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.olive oil - oil from olivesolive oil - oil from olives      
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
olive - small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
oleic acid - a colorless oily liquid occurring as a glyceride; it is the major fatty acid in olive oil and canola oil; used in making soap and cosmetics and ointments and lubricating oils
Translations
olivový olej
olivenolie
oliiviöljy
maslinovo ulje
olívaolaj
ólífuolía
オリーブ油
올리브 기름
olivolja
น้ำมันมะกอก
dầu ôliu

olive oil

nolio d'oliva

olive oil

زِيّتُ الْزَيّتُونِ olivový olej olivenolie Olivenöl ελαιόλαδο aceite de oliva oliiviöljy huile d’olive maslinovo ulje olio di oliva オリーブ油 올리브 기름 olijfolie olivenolje oliwa z oliwek azeite, azeite de oliva оливковое масло olivolja น้ำมันมะกอก zeytin yağı dầu ôliu 橄榄油
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Certainly it cannot be olive oil, nor macassar oil, nor castor oil, nor bear's oil, nor train oil, nor cod-liver oil.
Here were old friends aboard, who fried my black bass in olive oil. Then, too, there was a meaty fisherman's stew, delicious with garlic, and crusty Italian bread without butter, and all washed down with pint mugs of thick and heady claret.
Here, too, there was a store of fragrant olive oil, while casks of old, well-ripened wine, unblended and fit for a god to drink, were ranged against the wall in case Ulysses should come home again after all.
She cleansed all the dirt from her fair body with ambrosia, then she anointed herself with olive oil, ambrosial, very soft, and scented specially for herself--if it were so much as shaken in the bronze-floored house of Jove, the scent pervaded the universe of heaven and earth.
When you want the daintiest, most delicious sardines, go to your grocer and say, 'Langley and Fielding's, please!' You will then be sure of having the finest Norwegian smoked sardines, packed in the purest olive oil."'
He was moistened before and behind with a greasy liquid which the host recognized as his best olive oil.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 22 2019] With the presence of key cultivation countries and the potential trading opportunities promised by the recently announced EU-Japan Trade Deal, olive oil market will continue to witness the maximum revenue share coming from Europe.
Today, the promotion of Tunisian olive oil and its valorization remain an unavoidable necessity to face the aggressiveness of the competitors and to penetrate new markets.
Speaking at a workshop on "International promotion of Tunisian olive oil labels: perspectives and strategies", organised on Wednesday in Tunis, he said that a working group has begun to work with the Ministry of Industry, the Federation of Agri-food and the Chamber of Exporters of Olive Oil, to define a framework agreement that commits the government, state institutions and professionals.
Many people purchase olive oil without really knowing what they are buying, and most don't realize that olives are actually stone fruits like cherries.
It's the highest-quality olive oil and is extracted from olives through a process called cold pressing, where the oil is removed using only pressure.