HyperDic: vegetable_oil

English > 1 sense of the expression vegetable oil:
NOUNfoodvegetable oil, oilany of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
English > vegetable oil: 1 sense > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants.
Synonymoil
Narrowercanola oil, canolavegetable oil made from rapeseed
coconut oil, copra oiloil from coconuts
cooking oilAny of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
corn oiloil from the germs of corn grains
cottonseed oiledible oil pressed from cottonseeds
drying oilAn oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base
madia oilUsed as a substitute for olive oil
olive oiloil from olives
palm oiloil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
peanut oil, groundnut oilAn oil from peanuts
safflower oiloil from seeds of the safflower plant
salad oilAny of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings
sesame oiloil obtained from sesame seeds
soybean oil, soyabean oiloil from soya beans
sunflower oil, sunflower-seed oiloil from sunflower seeds
sweet oilmild vegetable oil when used as food
walnut oiloil from walnuts
Broaderedible fatoily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
Substance ofmargarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, margeA spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
Spanishaceite, aceite vegetal
Catalanoli vegetal

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