oil cake

noun

Definition of oil cake 

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

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On my first visit, an olive-oil cake’s sharp, silken citrus curd compensated for the slight dryness of the cake itself. Kate Washington, sacbee, "If Allora can learn to relax a little, it will be one of the city's best restaurants | The Sacramento Bee," 11 May 2018 Olive-oil cake, served with pieces of fresh fruit, satisfies with light texture and buttery flavor. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Sal's Trattoria is loaded with charm," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of oil cake

1504, in the meaning defined above

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