Definitions

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

  • noun Oil pressed from olives, used in salad dressings, for cooking, as an ingredient in cosmetics, and as an emollient.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fixed oil expressed from the pericarp or pulp of the common olive.

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  • noun A vegetable oil, pressed from olives, and used in cooking and as a salad dressing; it is high in unsaturated fatty acids.

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  • noun oil from olives

Etymologies

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From olive + oil. Compare earlier oil of olives.

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