from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pale yellow liquid obtained from the embryos of corn grains, used especially as a cooking and salad oil and in the manufacture of margarines.

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  • n. a light oil ground from corn, used for cooking as well as for fuel.

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  • n. oil from the germs of corn grains


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