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Oil pressed from olives, used in salad dressings, for cooking, as an ingredient in cosmetics, and as an emollient.
(Cookery) a pale yellow oil pressed from ripe olive fruits and used in cooking, medicines, soaps, etc
an oil expressed from the olive fruit, used in cooking, in salad dressings, in medicine, etc.
- 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.
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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