oil cake



a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which the oil has been extracted or expressed, used as food for livestock.

Nearby words

  1. oik,
  2. oil,
  3. oil and water don't mix,
  4. oil beetle,
  5. oil burner,
  6. oil city,
  7. oil color,
  8. oil derrick,
  9. oil drum,
  10. oil field

Origin of oil cake

First recorded in 1735–45

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British Dictionary definitions for oilcake

oil cake


stock feed consisting of compressed cubes made from the residue of the crushed seeds of oil-bearing crops such as linseed
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