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. Chris Dimizas:

    They want it in cash or they prefer to keep their olive oil in their tanks.

  2. Matteo Boggio Robutti:

    Light yellow and transparent olive oil indicates a very poor quality or a chemically refined one.

  3. Arrigo Cicero:

    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.

  4. Gianluca Foa:

    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.

  5. 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.

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