expeller

noun

ex·​pel·​ler
ikˈspelə(r),
ek-
plural expellers
: one that expels someone or something
They point to the abject failure to reform immigration policy and say that … America has become what it never has been—an expeller of huddled masses.Gregg Krupa, Detroit News, 4 Dec. 2008
especially : a screw press for expressing vegetable oil from soybeans or other seeds
In industrial practice, after the oil is removed using mechanical means by an expeller, you have a mash that's left over. Jimmy Lovaas, Seattle Times, 10 June 2013
often used in combination
expeller-pressed canola oil

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“Expeller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expeller. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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