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

  • n. An edible vegetable oil, such as corn oil or olive oil, that can be used in salad dressings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any oil used in or as a salad dressing.
  • n. An edible vegetable oil other than olive oil, as corn oil or sesame oil

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

  • n. any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings


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