oleic

[ oh-lee-ik, oh-lee-ik ]
/ oʊˈli ɪk, ˈoʊ li ɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

pertaining to or derived from oleic acid.

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Origin of oleic

1810–20; <Latin ole(um) oil + -ic
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