gorli oil

noun
gor·​li oil | \ -li- \

Definition of gorli oil

: a fatty oil obtained from the seeds of African trees of a genus (Caloncoba) of the family Flacourtiaceae and similar in composition to chaulmoogra oil

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History and Etymology for gorli oil

gorli from native name in Africa

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“Gorli oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gorli%20oil. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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