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rape oil

noun, Chemistry
1.
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
1535-1545
1535-45
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