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olive oil

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

First recorded in 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for olive oil

olive oil

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