- a liquid glyceride, (CHCO)CH, present in olive oil and certain other oils and fats
- the liquid part of any fat, as distinguished from the solid part
Origin of oleinFrench oléine ; from Classical Latin oleum, oil
The triglyceride, C57H104O6, of oleic acid, occurring naturally in most fats and oils as an oily, yellow liquid and used as a textile lubricant.
- oleic acid
- oleinic acid