abbreviation or noun

chiefly US
: extra-virgin olive oil
Over medium high heat, with enough EVOO to generously cover the bottom of the pan, sauté the eggplant until tender, about 15 or 20 minutes.Bob Leonardi

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Some tasty options include EVOO, tahini, guacamole, hummus, and pesto. Health, 27 Feb. 2023 Add a drizzle of your favorite EVOO before serving. Elizabeth Karmel, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of EVOO was in 1992

Dictionary Entries Near EVOO

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“EVOO.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/EVOO. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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