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nut oil

  1. oil obtained from walnuts, hazelnuts, etc, used in paints and varnishes and in cooking
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Historical Examples of nut oil

  • An oil is expressed from its kernel which is known as nut-oil, and is much used by painters as a drying oil.

    Birds and all Nature, Vol. V, No. 2, February 1899


  • Pacheco mentions "salad oil" with honey, in a mixture of flour paste for grounds; but this may have been nut-oil.