Olive-oil meaning

Oil pressed from olives, used in salad dressings, for cooking, as an ingredient in cosmetics, and as an emollient.
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A yellow to greenish oil pressed from ripe olives, used in cooking, salad dressings, liniments, soap, etc.
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A vegetable oil, pressed from olives, and used in cooking and as a salad dressing; it is high in unsaturated fatty acids.
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Origin of olive-oil

  • From olive + oil. Compare earlier oil of olives.

    From Wiktionary