oil cake


: the solid residue after extracting the oil from seeds (as of cotton)

Word History

First Known Use

1504, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oil cake was in 1504

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“Oil cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20cake. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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