[ oh-lee-oh-rez-uhn ]
/ ˌoʊ li oʊˈrɛz ən /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for oleoresin
Two hours after breakfast next morning give one-half dram of the oleoresin of male-fern in emulsion or capsule.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
British Dictionary definitions for oleoresin
/ (ˌəʊlɪəʊˈrɛzɪn) /
a semisolid mixture of a resin and essential oil, obtained from certain plants
pharmacol a liquid preparation of resins and oils, obtained by extraction from plants
Derived forms of oleoresinoleoresinous, adjective
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