rapeseed oil

noun

: a nondrying or semidrying oil obtained from rapeseed and turnip seed and used chiefly as a lubricant, illuminant, and food

called also rape oil

compare canola oil

Examples of rapeseed oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Key ingredients: Mineral oil, glycerin, rapeseed oil, niacinamide, sunflower seed oil / Size: 6.7 oz. Marilyn La Jeunesse, Glamour, 16 Apr. 2024 Additionally, this nourishing formula features lots of hydrating ingredients, including upcycled cranberry seed oil and rapeseed oil, along with sugar, which is scientifically proven to provide lasting moisturizing benefits. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 13 Oct. 2023 Meanwhile consumers in China and India are turning to palm oil as an alternative to dwindling supplies of sunflower oil from the world's biggest producers, Russia and Ukraine, alongside lower soybean production in South America and rapeseed oil in Europe. Gloria Haraito, Forbes, 8 June 2022 Russia and Ukraine are two of the world’s top agricultural producers, and major players in the wheat, barley, maize, rapeseed, rapeseed oil, sunflower seed and sunflower oil markets. Reuters, NBC News, 13 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for rapeseed oil 

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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rapeseed oil was in 1816

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“Rapeseed oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rapeseed%20oil. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

rapeseed oil

noun
: a nondrying or semidrying oil obtained from rapeseed and turnip seed and used chiefly as a lubricant, illuminant, and food

called also rape oil

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