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

Examples of tropical oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even with a shortage of labor and, potentially, supply, the tropical oil on course for its biggest annual drop since 2012. Eko Listiyorini, Bloomberg.com, 5 June 2020 Replacements for trans fats include high oleic oils, fully hydrogenated oils (high in stearic acid) and tropical oils (mainly palm oil). Environmental Nutrition, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Aug. 2019 Are tropical oils really better than vegetable oils? Environmental Nutrition, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Aug. 2019 That includes fatty meats, full-fat dairy, and tropical oils like palm kernel oil, palm oil, and coconut oil. Tehrene Firman, Redbook, 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tropical oil

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Tropical oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropical%20oil. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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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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