oilseed rape

noun

Definition of oilseed rape

chiefly British
: a plant that is grown as food for farm animals and as a source of oil

Word by Word Definitions

oilseed play
  1. : a seed or crop (such as flaxseed) grown mainly for oil

rape play
  1. : unlawful sexual activity and usually sexual intercourse carried out forcibly or under threat of injury against a person's will or with a person who is beneath a certain age or incapable of valid consent because of mental illness, mental deficiency, intoxication, unconsciousness, or deception — compare sexual assault, statutory rape

  2. : an outrageous violation

  3. : an act or instance of robbing or despoiling or carrying away a person by force

  1. : to commit rape on

  2. : despoil

  3. : to seize and take away by force

  1. : an Old World herb (Brassica napus) of the mustard family grown as a forage crop and for its seeds which yield rapeseed oil and are a bird food — compare canola

  1. : the pomace of grapes left after expression of the juice


Medical Dictionary

oilseed rape

noun oil·seed rape \ ˈȯi(ə)l-ˌsēd- \

medical Definition of oilseed rape

chiefly British
: a rape plant grown for the oil in its seeds; specifically : canola 1

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