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oleum

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noun ole·um \ˈō-lē-əm\

Definition of oleum

  1. 1 plural olea play \-lē-ə\ :  oil

  2. 2 plural oleums :  a heavy oily strongly corrosive solution of sulfur trioxide in anhydrous sulfuric acid



Origin and Etymology of oleum

Latin, olive oil — more at oil


First Known Use: circa 1823

Rhymes with oleum

scholium


Medical Dictionary

oleum

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noun ole·um \ˈō-lē-əm\

Medical Definition of oleum

plural

olea

\-lē-ə\play
  1. :  oil 1




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