canola

noun
ca·​no·​la | \ kə-ˈnō-lə How to pronounce canola (audio) \

Definition of canola

1 : a rape plant of an improved variety having seeds that are low in erucic acid and are the source of canola oil

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It can be made by combining soybean, canola, grape seed, safflower or vegetable oil blended with olive oil. Claire Perez, sun-sentinel.com, "Claire’s tip of the week: How to use different cooking oils," 5 July 2019 In March, top Canadian agricultural firm Richardson International said that its shipments of canola, a major Canadian export to China, were being blocked. Ben Westcott, CNN, "China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates," 26 June 2019 There will also be some production drops for less important crops such as oats, canola or barley of which some is grown in areas with excessive moisture. Edward Lotterman, Twin Cities, "Real World Economics: Weather, bad crops and lasting effects," 9 June 2019 Korbee says that the two best oils for frying eggs are olive and canola. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make the Perfect Fried Egg Every Time," 8 Apr. 2019 As part of Chinese officials’ Tuesday ruling, Bayer won approval for a new variety of canola, which will help the company begin selling it to North American farmers this year, a spokeswoman said. Jacob Bunge, WSJ, "China’s GMO Ruling Hands U.S. Farmers New Tool in Battle Against Weeds," 8 Jan. 2019 Violet cress is actually closer to rapeseed and its derivative, canola. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, "This Purple Plant Has a Secret That Could Replace Synthetic Engine Oil," 27 Aug. 2018 Rapeseed was bred into a new plant, canola, that has a higher yield of oil per seed. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, "This Purple Plant Has a Secret That Could Replace Synthetic Engine Oil," 27 Aug. 2018 Henry's Burger Daikanyama Tempura Motoyoshi Chef Motoyoshi's deep-fried delicacies are fantastically light, sheathed in a crisp coating of golden batter that owes its crunch to a mixture of canola and sesame oil. Melinda Joe, Condé Nast Traveler, "34 Best Restaurants in Tokyo," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of canola

1979, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for canola

from Canola, former certification mark

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canola

noun
ca·​no·​la | \ kə-ˈnō-lə How to pronounce canola (audio) \

Medical Definition of canola

1 : a rape plant (Brassica napus of the mustard family) of an improved variety with seeds that are low in erucic acid and are the source of canola oil

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