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palm oil

n.
A yellowish oil obtained from the fruits of certain palms, especially the African oil palm, widely used as a cooking oil and in the manufacture of processed foods, soaps, and cosmetics.

palm oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow butter-like oil obtained from the fruit of the oil palm, used as an edible fat and in soap

palm′ oil`


n.
1. a yellow butterlike oil derived from the fruit of the oil palm and used as an edible fat and for making soap, candles, etc.
2. oil obtained from various species of palm.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palm oil - oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palmpalm oil - oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
palm kernel, palm nut - seed of any oil palm
Translations

palm oil

nolio di palma
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