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crude oil

petroleum as it comes from the ground, before refining.
Also called crude, crude petroleum.
Origin of crude oil
First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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crude oil

petroleum before it has been refined
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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crude oil
Unrefined petroleum.
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