canola oil

noun

: 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 a quarter-inch of canola oil in a frying pan to about 350 degrees. Dan Rodricks, Baltimore Sun, 5 Jan. 2024 Fry the arancini: Fill a pot with canola oil and heat to 350 degrees F. The View, ABC News, 22 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, place chocolate and canola oil in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 3 Jan. 2024 Pat salmon dry, and then coat evenly with remaining 4 tablespoons canola oil. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 30 Dec. 2023 Nashville-Style Hot Sauce Stir together ½ cup canola oil; 2 Tbsp. Karen Schroeder-Rankin, Southern Living, 22 Oct. 2023 Surprisingly, canola oil, a popular choice among recipe developers, turns out to be a bit of a bummer, emitting a fishy odor at high temps. Charlotte Druckman / Photographs By F. Martin Ramin/the Wall Street Journal, Food Styling By Kim Ramin, Prop Styling By Valeria Suasnavas , WSJ, 7 Dec. 2023 Of all the fats, from butter to canola oil, shortening most closely resembles lard, but it's made without any animal products. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 30 Oct. 2023 Michael Symon's Buttermilk-Battered Onion Rings Neutral cooking oil (such as canola oil), for frying ½ cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 14 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of canola oil was in 1981

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“Canola oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canola%20oil. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

canola oil

noun
: an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is low in saturated and high in monosaturated fatty acids

Medical Definition

canola oil

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