a brownish-yellow oil obtained by expression from rapeseed and used chiefly as a lubricant, an illuminant, and in the manufacture of rubber substitutes.
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Origin of rape oil
First recorded in 1535–45
Also called rapeseed oil, colza oil.
Definition for colza oil (2 of 2)
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Examples from the Web for colza oil
Colza-oil is yielded by rape-seed and olive-oil is extracted from ripe olives.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
British Dictionary definitions for colza oil
the oil obtained from the seeds of the rape plant and used in making lubricants and synthetic rubber
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