from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A fat derived from plant and some animal sources, especially fish, that is liquid at room temperature. Intake of foods containing more unsaturated fats than saturated fats may contribute to reduced blood cholesterol levels.
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- noun A
fator oil, from either animalor vegetable sources, containing a high proportionof unsaturated fatty acids; will typically be liquidat room temperature; a diet highin unsaturated rather than saturated fatsis thought to contributeto lower levelsof cholesterolin the blood.
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