arachis oil

ar·​a·​chis oil | \ ˈa-rə-kəs- How to pronounce arachis oil (audio) , ˈer-ə- \

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First Known Use of arachis oil

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arachis oil

New Latin Arachis, genus that includes the peanut, from Greek arakis, diminutive of arakos, a legume

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The first known use of arachis oil was in 1811

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“Arachis oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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arachis oil

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