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.
The numerical value of olive oil in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of olive oil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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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