oleo-

oleo-

a combining form meaning “oil,” used in the formation of compound words: oleograph.
Also, especially before a vowel, ole-.


Origin:
< Latin, combining form representing oleum oil

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oleo-
 
combining form
oil: oleomargarine
 
[from Latin oleumoil]

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oleo- or ole-
pref.
Oil: oleic acid.

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