olive oil

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noun

an oil expressed from the olive fruit, used in cooking, in salad dressings, in medicine, etc.

Origin of olive oil

First recorded in 1765–75
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olive oil

noun

a pale yellow oil pressed from ripe olive fruits and used in cooking, medicines, soaps, etc
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