olive oil

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

olive oil

noun

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

Full Definition of OLIVE OIL

:  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

First Known Use of OLIVE OIL

circa 1741

olive oil

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLIVE OIL

: 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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