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corn oil

noun
1.
a pale-yellow, water-insoluble liquid oil obtained by expressing the germs of corn kernels, used in the preparation of foodstuffs, lubricants, soaps, and hair dressings.
Also called maize oil.
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British Dictionary definitions for corn-oil

corn oil

noun
1.
an oil prepared from maize, used in cooking and in making soaps, lubricants, etc
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corn oil

edible oil obtainable from the seeds (kernels) of corn (maize), valued for its bland flavour and light colour

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