from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Somebody involved in the production, refinement or delivery of oil; such as an oil field worker or executive, or the owner of an oil well.
  • n. A retailer who sells vegetable oils, and food preserved in oil

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who deals in oils; formerly, one who dealt in oils and pickles.
  • n. A person working in the petroleum industry, esp. an oil company executive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who deals in oils; one who is engaged in the business of producing or of selling oil.

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

  • n. a person who owns or operates oil wells
  • n. a worker who produces or sells petroleum


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