peanut oil


peanut oil

noun

Definition of PEANUT OIL

:  a colorless to yellow fatty nondrying oil that is obtained from peanuts and is used chiefly as a salad oil, in margarine, in soap, and as a vehicle in pharmaceutical preparations and cosmetics

First Known Use of PEANUT OIL

1862

pea·nut oil

noun \ˈpē-nət-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PEANUT OIL

: a colorless to yellow nondrying fatty oil that is obtained from peanuts and is used chiefly as a salad oil, in margarine, in soap, and as a vehicle in pharmaceutical preparations and cosmetics—called also arachis oil

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