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oleo oil

noun
1.
a product obtained from beef fat and consisting chiefly of a mixture of olein and palmitin, used for making butterlike foods.
Origin of oleo oil
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • oleo oil and vegetable oils are being imported in large quantities and now England uses twice as much margarine as butter.

    Food Guide for War Service at Home Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
  • We are shipping about one-third of the lard which we produce, and large quantities of oleo oil for oleomargarine.

    Food Guide for War Service at Home Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
British Dictionary definitions for oleo oil

oleo oil

/ˈəʊlɪəʊ/
noun
1.
an oil extracted from beef fat, consisting mainly of a mixture of olein and palmitin. It is used in the manufacture of margarine
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