carrot oil

noun
variants: or carrot-seed oil

Definition of carrot oil

: either of two oils obtained from seeds of the carrot:
a : a light-yellow essential oil having a spicy odor and used in liqueurs, flavors, and perfumes
b : a golden yellow fatty oil that is rich in vitamin A and that is used in coloring butter and margarine

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“Carrot oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrot%20oil. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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