Dictionary

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

peanut oil

noun pea·nut oil \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: peanut shakerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: peanut galleryAll Words Near: peanut oil
May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears