oil-plant

[ oil-plant ]
/ ˈɔɪlˌplænt /

noun

any of several plants, as the castor-oil plant or sesame, the seeds of which yield an oil.

Nearby words

  1. oil varnish,
  2. oil well,
  3. oil-cooled,
  4. oil-harden,
  5. oil-immersion objective,
  6. oil-seed rape,
  7. oilbird,
  8. oilcan,
  9. oilcloth,
  10. oilcup

Origin of oil-plant

First recorded in 1840–50

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