red oil


: any of various oils that are red often because they are impure: such as
: commercial oleic acid containing other fatty acids (as linoleic, palmitic, or stearic acid)
: a domestic remedy for bruises made by macerating the tops of the common St.-John's-wort in olive oil
: a lubricating oil produced from petroleum in various ways

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“Red oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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