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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
He was moistened before and behind with a greasy liquid which the host recognized as his best olive oil.
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.
You will then be sure of having the finest Norwegian smoked sardines, packed in the purest olive oil.
Rooted in the long tradition of olive farming in Lebanon, the modern olive oil industry is thriving--but it is not without its complexities and challenges.
In a statement to TAP, on Wednesday, on the sidelines of a tasting event of several varieties of Tunisian olive oil, at Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis, on the occasion of World Olive Day, Taieb downplayed the question of rising prices for olive oil, saying that the average price of olive oil on the local market varies between 10 and 12 dinars.
Alice Alech and CA[c]cile Le Galliard's well-researched The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil is an enthusiastic presentation of the story behind that bottle of olive oil in the cupboard -- a more complex item than people might think.
Scientists have discovered a range of beneficial compounds naturally found in extra virgin olive oil, depending on the brand selected.
THIS IS AN EXCITING TIME TO BE IN THE OLIVE OIL CATEGORY.
VIRGIN OLIVE OIL It's produced through the same process as extra virgin olive oil, but is made from slightly riper olives.