corn oil

noun

Definition of corn oil

: a yellow fatty oil obtained from the germ of corn kernels and used chiefly as salad oil, in soft soap, and in margarine

First Known Use of corn oil

1879


CORN OIL Defined for English Language Learners

corn oil

noun

Definition of corn oil for English Language Learners

  • : a type of oil made from corn (sense 1) and used in foods and soap


Medical Dictionary

corn oil

noun

medical Definition of corn oil

: a yellow fatty oil obtained from the germ of Indian corn kernels that is used in medicine as a solvent and as a vehicle for injections called also maize oil

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