Definitions for olive oil
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oil from olives
A vegetable oil, pressed from olives, and used in cooking and as a salad dressing; it is high in unsaturated fatty acids.
Origin: From olive + oil. Compare earlier oil of olives.
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They want it in cash or they prefer to keep their olive oil in their tanks.
Light yellow and transparent olive oil indicates a very poor quality or a chemically refined one.
Use extra virgin olive oil instead of other fats, the assumption is it has to be included as a source of energy in the context of a balanced diet.
The monks had the idea to use alcohol as a base in the perfume, instead of the then prevalent olive oil or vinegar, which left a rancid smell later.
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.
Translations for olive oil
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- زيت الزيتونArabic
- oli d'olivaCatalan, Valencian
- olivový olejCzech
- Olivenöl, OlivenGerman
- olivoleo, oliv-oleoEsperanto
- aceite de olivaSpanish
- oliiviöljy, oliiviFinnish
- huile d'olive, huile d'oliveFrench
- שמן זיתHebrew
- olio d'olivaItalian
- オリーブオイル, オリーブ油Japanese
- OlivenuelegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- маслинов зејтин, маслиново маслоMacedonian
- minyak zaitunMalay
- oliwa, oliwekPolish
- ulei de măslineRomanian
- оливковое маслоRussian
- maslinovo uljeSerbo-Croatian
- olivový olejSlovak
- zeytin yağıTurkish
- מאַסלינע יילYiddish
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