oil mill

noun

Definition of oil mill

1 : a machine that crushes seeds (as cottonseed or soybeans) to extract their oil
2 : a factory using oil mills

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History and Etymology for oil mill

Middle English, from oile + mill

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“Oil mill.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20mill. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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