Other definitions for oleo- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “oil,” used in the formation of compound words: oleograph.
- Also especially before a vowel, ole- .
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How to use oleo in a sentence
On principle I don't object to suine, oleo, or any of the objectionable articles.
Like the former, they owe the profound disorder of their digestive functions to the immoderate use of resins and oleo-resins.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition | Angelo Mariani
It is a thick, viscid oleo-resin of a deep brown or black colour and a fragrant balsamic odour.
You've been right on the railroad question, on the oleo question, and the bank question.A Spoil of Office | Hamlin Garland
When oleo-phosphoric acid is boiled in water, it is resolved into a fluid neutral oil and phosphoric acid, which dissolves.
British Dictionary definitions for oleo-
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