noun \ˈō-lē-əm\

Definition of OLEUM

plural olea \-lē-ə\ :  oil
plural oleums :  a heavy oily strongly corrosive solution of sulfur trioxide in anhydrous sulfuric acid

Origin of OLEUM

Latin, olive oil — more at oil
First Known Use: circa 1823

Rhymes with OLEUM


noun \ˈō-lē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural olea \-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of OLEUM

: oil 1


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