from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Margarine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The various fats and oils that go into the making of margarine.
- n. (by extension) margarine, an abbreviation of oleomargarine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviated form of oleomargarin.
- n. Same as oleo-oil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
Short for oleomargarine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin oleō, ablative singular of oleum ("olive oil"). (Wiktionary)