[ kan-l-uh ]
/ ˈkæn l ə /
a variety of rapeseed that contains reduced levels of erucic acid, making its oil palatable for human consumption, and reduced levels of a toxic glucosin, making its meal desirable as a livestock feed.
Words nearby canola
Origin of canola
of unexplained orig.
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Examples from the Web for canola
Fill one-third of a large saucepan with canola oil and heat to 375°F (190°C).Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook|Daniel Boulud|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Each outlet goes through about 1,500 pounds of potatoes a day (which are fried in canola oil) and sells about 1,500 burgers.Don’t Flip Out, but Some Burger Chains Actually Pay Pretty Well|Daniel Gross|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for canola
/ (kəˈnəʊlə) /
a cooking oil extracted from a variety of rapeseed developed in Canada
Word Origin for canola
C20: from Can (ada) + -ola, from oleum
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