from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The usually pale yellow oil obtained from cottonseed, used in manufacturing, industry, and cooking.
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- n. A pale yellow vegetable oil extracted from cottonseed; used in salad dressings, margarine etc
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A fixed, semidrying oil extracted from cottonseed. It is pale yellow when pure (sp. gr., .92-.93). and is extensively used in soap making, in cookery, and as an adulterant of other oils.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
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