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olive oil

noun
1.
an oil expressed from the olive fruit, used in cooking, in salad dressings, in medicine, etc.
Origin of olive oil
1765-1775
1765-75
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olive oil

noun
1.
a pale yellow oil pressed from ripe olive fruits and used in cooking, medicines, soaps, etc
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