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oleum

[oh-lee-uh m] /ˈoʊ li əm/
noun, plural olea
[oh-lee-uh] /ˈoʊ li ə/ (Show IPA),
for 1, oleums for 2.
1.
Pharmacology. oil.
2.
Chemistry. pyrosulfuric acid.
Origin of oleum
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin: oil
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olea

/ˈəʊlɪə/
noun
1.
a plural of oleum

oleum

/ˈəʊlɪəm/
noun (pl) olea (ˈəʊlɪə), oleums
1.
another name for fuming sulphuric acid
Word Origin
from Latin: oil, referring to its oily consistency
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