from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun Any oil used in or as a salad dressing.
  • noun 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.

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


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