olea

oleum

[oh-lee-uhm]
noun, plural olea [oh-lee-uh] , for 1, oleums for 2.
1.
Pharmacology, oil.
2.
Chemistry, pyrosulfuric acid.

Origin:
1900–05; < Latin: oil

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olea (ˈəʊlɪə)
 
n
a plural of oleum

oleum (ˈəʊlɪəm)
 
n , pl olea, oleums
another name for fuming sulphuric acid
 
[from Latin: oil, referring to its oily consistency]

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