Oleo meaning

ōlē-ō
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Margarine.
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Oil.

Oleoresin.

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(US) The various fats and oils that go into the making of margarine.
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(US, by extension) Margarine, an abbreviation of oleomargarine.
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Oil, olein, or oleic.

Oleograph.

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Origin of oleo

  • L < oleum, oil

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • French oléo- from oléine olein from Latin oleum oil oil

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for oleomargarine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin oleō, ablative singular of oleum (“olive oil").

    From Wiktionary