[oh-lee-ik, oh-lee-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
pertaining to or derived from oleic acid.

1810–20; < Latin ole(um) oil + -ic

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High-oleic versions of sunflower and safflower oil are also acceptable.
Hence, oleic acid levels in high-oleic acid varieties are unpredictable because of weather factors during seed production.
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