peanut oil
noun Date: 1862 a colorless to yellow fatty nondrying oil that is obtained from peanuts and is used chiefly as a salad oil, in margarine, in soap, and as a vehicle in pharmaceutical preparations and cosmetics

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  • 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

  • peanut oil — n. a yellowish oil pressed from peanuts, used in cooking, salad dressings, soaps, medicines, and cosmetics …   English World dictionary

  • peanut 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

  • 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 — oil pressed from peanuts (used in cooking and the manufacturing of soaps and pharmaceuticals) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peanut oil — noun an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap • Syn: ↑groundnut oil • Usage Domain: ↑Britain (for: ↑groundnut oil) • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • peanut oil — a yellow to greenish oil expressed or extracted from peanuts, used in cookery, as a vehicle for medicines, and in the manufacture of margarine and soap. Also called arachis oil. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • peanut oil — pea′nut oil n. coo the yellowish oil expressed from peanuts, used esp. in cooking …   From formal English to slang

  • peanut oil — /ˈpinʌt ɔɪl/ (say peenut oyl) noun a mild flavoured oil extracted from peanuts and used in cooking, pharmaceutics, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • Peanut Island — is a 79 acre island at the mouth of the Lake Worth Inlet in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The island was created by dredging related projects in 1918 which also created the inlet and the Port of Palm Beach.Originally named Inlet… …   Wikipedia

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