What does olive oil mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. olive oil(noun)

    oil from olives


  1. olive oil(Noun)

    A vegetable oil, pressed from olives, and used in cooking and as a salad dressing; it is high in unsaturated fatty acids.

  2. Origin: From olive + oil. Compare earlier oil of olives.


  1. Olive oil

    Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by grinding whole olives and extracting the oil by mechanical or chemical means. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean countries and, in particular, in Greece, which has the highest consumption per person.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of olive oil in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of olive oil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julia Zumpano:

    If you don’t like olive oil, use walnut oil, i think peanut oil is fine, I think sunflower oil is fine – any of your polyunsaturated fatty acids.

  2. Peggy Kotsopoulos:

    Make your own homemade salad dressing with extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil. These oils are heart-healthy, great for your body and help absorb those precious nutrients veggies provide.

  3. Cynthia Sass:

    There are numerous delicious combinations, including bruschetta, roasted red pepper pesto, or simply sautéing tomatoes in olive oil with garlic and herbs to toss with lean protein and a small portion of whole grain pasta.

  4. Mohamed Abidi:

    He was always fun, we danced together at family weddings. He wasn't like hardline Salafists, on the last day he had breakfast of dates and olive oil and went to work. At 10 am he asked for a break and went and did what he did.

  5. Luigi Barzini:

    They eat the dainty food of gamous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.

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