Oleo oil
Oleo oil O`le*o oil An oil expressed from certain animal fats (esp. beef suet), the greater portion of the solid fat, or stearin, being left behind. It is mixture of olein, palmitin, and a little stearin. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • oleo oil — ☆ oleo oil n. a butterlike oil obtained from animal fat …   English World dictionary

  • oleo oil — noun obtained from beef fat; used in making margarine and soap and in lubrication • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil * * * noun 1. : a yellow oil of buttery consistency expressed usually from edible tallow and used in making margarine and soap and in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • oleo oil — a product obtained from beef fat and consisting chiefly of a mixture of olein and palmitin, used for making butterlike foods. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • oleo oil — /ˈoʊlioʊ ɔɪl/ (say ohleeoh oyl) noun a product obtained from beef fat, consisting mainly of a mixture of olein and palmitin; used for making butter like foods …   Australian English dictionary

  • oleo oil — A food; a substance used in the preparation of oleomargarine. 35 Am J2d Food § 1 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • oil — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. grease (see oil); oil paint (see painting). v. lubricate, grease (See oil); placate, flatter. See flattery, smoothness, servility. II Friction reducing fluid Nouns …   English dictionary for students

  • oil — n 1. lubricant, lubricator, Inf. lube, Pharm. oleum, petrolatum, petroleum jelly, Trademark. Vaseline, baby oil; Chem. glycerol, Chem. glycerin; graphite, plumago, black lead; mineral oil, vegetable oil, olive oil, corn oil, cod liver oil; grease …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • oleo- — word forming element meaning oil or oleic, from L. oleum (see OIL (Cf. oil) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • oleo- — [ō′lē ō, ō′lēə] [L < oleum,OIL] combining form oil, olein, or oleic [oleograph] …   English World dictionary

  • Óleo — (literally oil) is a municipality/county in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2004 was 3,093, and the area is 198.49 km². The elevation is 682 m …   Wikipedia

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