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cottonseed oil

noun

Definition of COTTONSEED OIL

:  a pale yellow semidrying fatty oil that is obtained from the cottonseed and is used chiefly in salad and cooking oils and after hydrogenation in shortenings and margarine

First Known Use of COTTONSEED OIL

1833

cottonseed oil

noun cot·ton·seed oil \ˈkät-ən-ˌsēd-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COTTONSEED OIL

:  a fatty oil that is obtained from cottonseed, is pale yellow after refining, contains principally glycerides of linoleic, oleic, and palmitic acids, and is used chiefly in salad and cooking oils and after hydrogenation in shortenings and margarine

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