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peanut oil

noun
1.
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
1880-1885
1880-85
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peanut oil

noun
1.
oil that is made from peanut seeds and used for cooking, in soaps, and in pharmaceutical products
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