canola oil

noun

Definition of canola oil

: an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids

Examples of canola oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Lyda Jones Burnette, Country Living, 6 May 2021 Add canola oil in saute pan and heat over medium-high. Amanda Albee, Dallas News, 6 May 2021 In a bowl, combine the scallions, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, canola oil, and black pepper. BostonGlobe.com, 11 May 2021 Pour about a teaspoon of canola oil, vegetable oil or butter into a cast-iron or heavy-duty nonstick skillet. Angela Watson, chicagotribune.com, 17 Mar. 2021 Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of canola oil to the skillet and increase the heat to high. Washington Post, 28 Mar. 2021 It is made by feeding canola oil to bacteria, from which carbon is extracted and turned into plastic. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, 20 Mar. 2021 China has also restricted various Canadian exports, including canola oil seed, and handed death sentences to another four Canadians convicted of drug smuggling. NBC News, 19 Mar. 2021 China has also restricted various Canadian exports, including canola oil seed, and handed death sentences to another four Canadians convicted of drug smuggling. Ken Moritsugu, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of canola oil

1981, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jun 2021

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“Canola oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canola%20oil. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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canola oil

noun

English Language Learners Definition of canola oil

chiefly US + Canada : a type of oil that is obtained from the seeds of a plant (called the rape plant) and used for cooking

canola oil

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Medical Definition of canola oil

: an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids

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