Definitions for oleinˈoʊ li ɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•le•inˈoʊ li ɪn(n.)
a colorless to yellowish, oily, water-insoluble liquid, C57H104O6, the triglyceride of oleic acid, present in many vegetable oils.
the oily liquid or lower-melting fractions of a fat.
Origin of olein:
1830–40; < F oléine=olé- (< L oleumoil ) +-ine -in1
a naturally occurring glyceride of oleic acid that is found in fats and oils
Any naturally-occurring greasy or oily substance related to fat
Any glyceride of oleic acid
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