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olive oil

noun

Simple Definition of olive oil

  • : a yellow to yellowish-green oil that is made from olives and used in cooking

Full Definition of olive oil

  1. :  a pale yellow to yellowish-green nondrying oil obtained from olives and used chiefly as a salad oil and in cooking

Examples of olive oil

  1. a teaspoon of olive oil



Circa 1741

First Known Use of olive oil

circa 1741


Medical Dictionary

olive oil

noun

Medical Definition of olive oil

  1. :  a pale yellow to yellowish green nondrying oil obtained from the pulp of olives usually by expression and used chiefly as a salad oil and in cooking, in toilet soaps, and as an emollient




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