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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
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • Our first attempts were successful only in getting her to serve fried brushes for breakfast and wash the dishes in oleo oil.
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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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