palm oilpalm oil
a yellow or reddish, semisolid oil obtained from the fruit of several kinds of palms, esp. the oil palm: used in making soap, candles, etc.
A yellowish oil obtained from the fruits of certain palms, especially the African oil palm, widely used as a cooking oil and in the manufacture of processed foods, soaps, and cosmetics.
(plural palm oils)
- An edible plant oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis).