extra-virgin

adjective ex·tra-vir·gin \ ˈek-strə-ˈvər-jən \

Definition of extra-virgin

: being a virgin olive oil that is lowest in acidity and highest in quality

First Known Use of extra-virgin

1976

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up extra-virgin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!