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oil cake

noun
1.
a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which the oil has been extracted or expressed, used as food for livestock.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45
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  • oil cake, the protein rich fraction obtained after the oil has ken extracted from the seed is used for animal feed.
  • oil cake is amain by-product in the extraction of oil.
British Dictionary definitions for oil cake

oil cake

noun
1.
stock feed consisting of compressed cubes made from the residue of the crushed seeds of oil-bearing crops such as linseed
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Encyclopedia Article for oil cake

coarse residue obtained after oil is removed from various oilseeds, rich in protein and minerals and valuable as poultry and other animal feed. It may be broken up and sold or be ground into oil meal. Oil cakes from certain seeds such as castor beans and tung nuts are toxic and are used as fertilizers rather than feed

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