canola oil
noun Date: 1981 an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • canola oil — n an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids * * * rapeseed oil, specifically that prepared from plants bred to contain lowered amounts of erucic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • canola (oil) — or canola [kə nō′lə] n. 〚/span> CAN(ADA) + (C)OL(Z)A〛 an oil derived from the seed of any of several varieties of the rape plant, used in cooking, salad dressings, etc.: it is low in saturated fats * * * …   Universalium

  • canola (oil) — or canola [kə nō′lə] n. [< CAN(ADA) + (C)OL(Z)A] an oil derived from the seed of any of several varieties of the rape plant, used in cooking, salad dressings, etc.: it is low in saturated fats …   English World dictionary

  • canola (oil) — or canola [kə nō′lə] n. [< CAN(ADA) + (C)OL(Z)A] an oil derived from the seed of any of several varieties of the rape plant, used in cooking, salad dressings, etc.: it is low in saturated fats …   English World dictionary

  • canola oil — noun vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids • Syn: ↑canola • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil • Substance Meronyms: ↑oleic acid * * * noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • canola oil — noun A vegetable oil pressed from canola seeds and used in cooking …   Wiktionary

  • canola oil — edible oil derived from the seeds of the canola plant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canola oil — /kəˈnoʊlə ɔɪl/ (say kuh nohluh oyl) noun the oil extracted from canola, used in cooking …   Australian English dictionary

  • Canola — For other uses, see Canola (disambiguation). Canola refers to a cultivar of either Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) or Field Mustard (Brassica campestris L. or Brassica Rapa var.). Its seeds are used to produce edible oil suitable for consumption by… …   Wikipedia

  • canola — noun Etymology: from Canola, former certification mark Date: 1979 1. a rape plant of an improved variety having seeds that are low in erucic acid and are the source of canola oil 2. canola oil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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