a pale-yellow, water-insoluble liquid oil obtained by expressing the germs of corn kernels, used in the preparation of foodstuffs, lubricants, soaps, and hair dressings.
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British Dictionary definitions for corn oil
an oil prepared from maize, used in cooking and in making soaps, lubricants, etc
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