tropical oil

noun

Definition of tropical oil

: any of several oils (such as coconut oil and palm oil) that are high in saturated fatty acids and are used especially in commercially prepared baked goods, snack products, and confections

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1988

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tropical oil

noun

medical Definition of tropical oil

: any of several oils (as coconut oil and palm oil) of tropical origin that are high in saturated fatty acids and are used especially in commercially prepared baked goods, snack products, and confections

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