Definitions

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

Etymologies

From olive + oil. Compare earlier oil of olives. (Wiktionary)

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