Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A rapeseed oil that is very low in erucic acid content and high in monounsaturated fatty acids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a number of cultivars of rapeseed (Brassica napus) and closely related field mustard (Brassica rapa) primarily grown in North America, which have a lower erucic acid and glucosinolate content than traditional rapeseed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids

Etymologies

Can(ada) o(il,) l(ow) a(cid).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Canola (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Cook it just like beef liver: saute some onions in canola oil, maybe throw in a few mushrooms, then bread with flour and your choice of seasonings and fry the liver.

    The Plea: Remember the Liver

  • I threw out the question to Kyle Bailey, the Washington chef whose french fries, double-cooked in canola oil, I like to splurge on at Birch & Barley.

    Ask Tom

  • By far canola is the best for deer, in our poor ground we've found triticale is a great start for a few years with 4-5 tons of manure.

    Food Plots

  • In a medium-hot cast-iron skillet, in canola oil with a pat of butter added, until golden on both sides.

    MORE FROM GINNY BATES: SO LOVELY, WOMEN TOGETHER

  • My mother makes her tacos like this except she doesn't add anything to the ground beef and fries them in canola oil.

    The good, the bad and the puffy tacos | Homesick Texan

  • A growing market for biodiesel fuels is heating up interest in canola among Texas producers.

    Happy Birthday

  • Other vegetable sources are spinach, mustard greens, walnuts and walnut oil, wheat germ oil, rapeseed oil, (most rapeseed, better known as canola, is GMO contaminated, the same is true with non-organic soy products) butternuts and seaweed.

    Got Wrinkles? Natural and Whole Food Remedies.

  • To manufacture partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, the first step is to crush soybeans, corn, sunflower seeds, rapeseed commonly known as canola,safflower seeds, or cottonseed, which yields fresh, pure vegetable oils that have their own particular valuable propertiesā€”but not for long.

    Trans Fats

  • Brian Jenks, a professor at North Dakota State University, said the country needs to keep pace with the growing demand for canola, which is seen as healthier than oils containing more saturated fat.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Canada is the world's top exporter of canola, which is crushed for its oil and meal.

    Canada canola meal exports up, US to ease barriers | Reuters

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