extra-virgin

[ ek-struh-vur-jin ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈvɜr dʒɪn /

adjective (of olive oil)

made from the first pressing of highest-quality olives.

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British Dictionary definitions for extra virgin

extra virgin

adjective

(of olive oil) of the highest quality, extracted by cold pressing rather than chemical treatment
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