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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an oil obtained from the soybean (Glycine max), rich in protein, fats, sterols, and phospholipids, used as a food and in paints and varnishes and in various industrial applications; -- called also soya oil. It is also used in preparing the sauce called soy or soy sauce.

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  • n. oil from soya beans


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