- 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.
Origin of oil cake
First recorded in 1735–45
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- 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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