non-oil

adjective
\ ˌnän-ˈȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce non-oil (audio) \

Definition of non-oil

1 : not relating to, containing, or derived from oil
2 : being a net importer of petroleum or petroleum products non-oil nations

First Known Use of non-oil

1970, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Non-oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-oil. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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