arachis oil
noun Etymology: New Latin Arachis, genus that includes the peanut, from Greek arakis, diminutive of arakos, a legume Date: circa 1889 peanut oil

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  • arachis oil — noun : peanut oil * * * /ar euh kis/. See peanut oil. [1885 90] * * * arachis oil noun Peanut oil • • • Main Entry: ↑arachis * * * arachis oil, = peanut oil. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arachis oil — žemės riešutų aliejus statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Iš žemės riešutų spaudžiamas aliejus. atitikmenys: angl. arachis oil; earthnut oil; groundnut oil; peanut oil rus. арахисовое масло; масло земляного ореха ryšiai: sinonimas – arachių… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • arachis oil — SYN: peanut oil. * * * ar·a·chis oil ar ə kəs n PEANUT OIL * * * peanut o …   Medical dictionary

  • arachis oil — /ar euh kis/. See peanut oil. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • arachis oil — peanut oil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Arachis hypogaea — Hypogaeic Hyp o*g[ae] ic, a. [Pref. hypo + Gr. gai^a, gh^, earth.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the peanut, or earthnut ({Arachis hypog[ae]a}). [1913 Webster] {Hypog[ae]ic acid} (Chem.), an acid in the oil of the earthnut, in which it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arachis — Ara·chis (arґə kis) a genus of herbs of the family Leguminosae, having yellow flowers, originally native to southern Brazil. A. hypogaeґa is the peanut, source of peanut oil. See also aflatoxin …   Medical dictionary

  • Arachis Hypogaea — L. Peanut (E); Cacahuate (C); Mani (P) . The seeds are edible, raw or roasted; seedlings are also edible. Few, if any, peanuts are cultivated along Route 17. They are cultivated on the Azuero Peninsula and around Unguia for food and oil… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • peanut oil — Oil extracted from the kernels of one or more cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea (family Leguminosae); used as a solvent for intramuscular injections and in the preparation of foods. SYN: arachis oil. * * * pea·nut oil pē nət n a colorless… …   Medical dictionary

  • Peanut oil — ( arachis oil) is an organic oil derived from peanuts, noted to have the slight aroma and taste of its parent legume. In the UK it is marketed as Groundnut Oil . In Telugu (the second most widely spoken language in India) it is called Verusanaga… …   Wikipedia

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