from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A yellowish oil obtained from the fruits of certain palms, especially the African oil palm, widely used as a cooking oil and in the manufacture of processed foods, soaps, and cosmetics.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A fatty substance obtained from several species of palms, but chiefly from the fruit of the oil-palm, Elæis Guineensis, of western Africa.
- noun See
oil of palms.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An edible plant oil derived from the
mesocarp(reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palm(Elaeis guineensis).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
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