from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Oil pressed from olives, used in salad dressings, for cooking, as an ingredient in soaps, and as an emollient.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A vegetable oil, pressed from olives, and used in cooking and as a salad dressing; it is high in unsaturated fatty acids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an oil expressed from the ripe fruit of the olive, and much used as a salad oil, also in medicine and the arts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fixed oil expressed from the pericarp or pulp of the common olive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. oil from olives
From olive + oil. Compare earlier oil of olives. (Wiktionary)