oleos

oleo

[oh-lee-oh]
noun

Origin:
1880–85; by shortening of oleomargarine

oleo, olio.
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Word Origin & History

oleo
1884, connercial shortening of oleomargarine.
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Medical Dictionary

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

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
oleo
oleomargarine
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