salad oil


Definition of salad oil

: an edible vegetable oil suitable for use in salad dressings

Examples of salad oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, heat salad oil until hot; stir in flour and cook 1 minute, stirring. Good Housekeeping, "Salmon Lasagna Recipe," 14 Oct. 2014

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First Known Use of salad oil

1537, in the meaning defined above

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“Salad oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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