salad oil
noun Date: 1537 an edible vegetable oil suitable for use in salad dressings

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  • salad oil — noun any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil * * * noun 1. : an oil for salad dressing 2. : an edible vegetable oil (as corn or sesame oil) other than olive oil * * * an oil used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • salad oil — noun a) Any oil used in or as a salad dressing. b) An edible vegetable oil other than olive oil, as corn oil or sesame oil See Also: salad dressing …   Wiktionary

  • salad oil — n. any edible oil that can be used for salad dressing (such as: olive oil, corn oil, sunflower oil, sesame oil or any other vegetable oil) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salad oil — an oil used in salad dressing, esp. olive oil or a vegetable oil, as from sesame, corn, or safflower. [1550 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • salad oil — /ˈsæləd ɔɪl/ (say saluhd oyl) noun any edible vegetable oil prepared for use in salads, for cooking, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Salad oil scandal — The Salad Oil Scandal, also referred to as the Soybean Scandal, was a major corporate scandal in 1963 that ultimately caused over $150 million in losses to corporations including American Express, Bank of America and Bank Leumi, as well as many… …   Wikipedia

  • Salad Oil Scandal — One of the worst corporate scandals of its time. It occurred when Allied Crude Vegetable Oil Company discovered that banks would make loans secured by its salad oil inventory. When the ships full of salad oil would arrive in the docks, inspectors …   Investment dictionary

  • Great Salad Oil Swindle — The Great Salad Oil Swindle (Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1965) is a book by Wall Street Journal reporter Norman C. Miller about Tino De Angelis, a New York based commodities trader who bought and sold vegetable oil futures contracts around the… …   Wikipedia

  • great salad Oil swindle, the — The popular name of a landmark 1963 U.S. court case that featured the Allied Crude Vegetable Oil Refining Corporation. The corporation’s sales were over $100 million annually, an enormous sum for the time, and the founder of the corporation was… …   Auditor's dictionary

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