babassu oil


noun

a yellow oil expressed or extracted from babassu nuts, used chiefly in the manufacture of soaps and cosmetics and as a cooking oil.

Nearby words

  1. babaco,
  2. babalas,
  3. babar,
  4. babashoff,
  5. babassu,
  6. babbage,
  7. babbage, charles,
  8. babbitry,
  9. babbitt,
  10. babbitt metal

Origin of babassu oil

First recorded in 1955–60

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