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oleo

[oh-lee-oh] /ˈoʊ liˌoʊ/
noun
1.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; by shortening of oleomargarine
Can be confused
oleo, olio.
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Word Origin and History for oleos

oleo

n.

1884, commercial shortening of oleomargarine.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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oleo

oleomargarine
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