green oil


Definition of green oil

: any of various oils that are green in color or that have not been refined: such as
b : a fraction obtained from shale oil in the first distillation and chemical treatment

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First Known Use of green oil

1607, in the meaning defined above

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“Green oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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