Definitions for oilseedˈɔɪlˌsid

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. any of several seeds, as the castor bean, sesame, or cottonseed, from which an oil is expressed.

    Category: Plants

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oilseed, oil-rich seed(noun)

    any of several seeds that yield oil


  1. oilseed(Noun)

    The seed of any of several plants which are used commercially as a source of vegetable oil

  2. oilseed(Noun)

    The plant that yields such seed


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