isano oil

noun isa·no oil \ə̇ˈsä(ˌ)nō-\

Definition of isano oil

  1. :  an unsaturated fatty oil that is obtained from the kernel of the nuts of a West African tree (Ongokea klaineana) of the family Oleoceae, that polymerizes readily, and that is used in coatings

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Origin and Etymology of isano oil

isano probably native name (of the tree Ongokea klaineana) in the Congo region of West Africa


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