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almond oil

noun, Chemistry
1.
Also called sweet almond oil, expressed almond oil. a colorless to pale yellow fatty oil expressed from the seeds of the sweet almond, used in preparing perfumes and confections.
2.
Also called bitter almond oil. a colorless to yellow, poisonous oil obtained by steam distillation from the almond meal of bitter almond seeds: used chiefly in the manufacture of cosmetics, medicines, and perfumes.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples from the web for almond oil
  • For unsealed wood, use almond oil, raw linseed oil or mineral oil.
  • For unvarnished furniture, you can also use olive oil or almond oil.

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