olive oil

noun

Definition of olive oil

:a pale yellow to yellowish-green nondrying oil that is obtained from olives, is high in monounsaturated fat, and is used chiefly as a salad oil and in cooking

Examples of olive oil in a Sentence

  1. a teaspoon of olive oil

First Known Use of olive oil

1566


OLIVE OIL Defined for English Language Learners

olive oil

noun

Definition of olive oil for English Language Learners

  • : a yellow to yellowish-green oil that is made from olives and used in cooking


Medical Dictionary

olive oil

noun

medical Definition of olive oil

:a pale yellow to yellowish green edible oil obtained from the pulp of olives that is high in monousaturated fatty acids and is used chiefly as a salad oil and in cooking, in toilet soaps, and as an emollient


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