oleo

noun
\ ˈō-lē-ˌō How to pronounce oleo (audio) \

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The rotating menu features mostly brown spirits in drinks like the 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, a bottled cocktail of Flor de Cana rum and Laphroig single malt with pumpkin chai and oleo-saccharum (citrusy sugar syrup). Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Bars in Chicago," 1 Mar. 2018 Try a classic whiskey sour, with their house made sour, or the Well Dressed Man, made with Campari, Dolin Dry, Lafleur Mallet Sauternes, herbes de provence and oleo saccharum. Patrick Thomas, WSJ, "America’s Coolest Drinking City," 22 June 2018 In a large bowl, cream oleo (or butter), sugar and cream cheese well. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Orange Chocolate Chippers," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of oleo

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oleo

short for oleomargarine

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The first known use of oleo was in 1884

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