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corn oil

corn oil

noun

: a type of oil made from corn (sense 1) and used in foods and soap

Full Definition of CORN OIL

:  a yellow fatty oil obtained from the germ of corn kernels and used chiefly as salad oil, in soft soap, and in margarine

First Known Use of CORN OIL

1879

corn oil

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CORN OIL

:  a yellow fatty oil obtained from the germ of Indian corn kernels that is used in medicine as a solvent and as a vehicle for injections—called also maize oil

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