palm-oil

palm oil

noun
1.
a yellow butterlike oil derived from the fruit of the oil palm and used as an edible fat and for making soap, candles, etc.
2.
oil obtained from various species of palm.

Origin:
1620–30

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palm oil
 
n
a yellow butter-like oil obtained from the fruit of the oil palm, used as an edible fat and in soap

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