rape seed oil

rape oil

noun Chemistry.
a brownish-yellow oil obtained by expression from rapeseed and used chiefly as a lubricant, an illuminant, and in the manufacture of rubber substitutes.
Also called rapeseed oil, colza oil.


Origin:
1535–45

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rape oil

noun
edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant 
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