peanut oil

noun
a yellow to greenish oil expressed or extracted from peanuts, used in cookery, as a vehicle for medicines, and in the manufacture of margarine and soap.
Also called arachis oil.


Origin:
1880–85

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peanut oil
 
n
oil that is made from peanut seeds and used for cooking, in soaps, and in pharmaceutical products

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Peanut oil is frequently used in place of ghee, and vegetables are steamed
  instead of fried.
Olive and peanut oil are monounsaturated and have no effect on blood
  cholesterol.
Kernels not used in foods, can be crushed to obtain peanut oil.
Use enough peanut oil to completely submerge the fillets.
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