palm oil


noun

a yellow butterlike oil derived from the fruit of the oil palm and used as an edible fat and for making soap, candles, etc.
oil obtained from various species of palm.

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Origin of palm oil

First recorded in 1620–30
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palm oil

noun

a yellow butter-like oil obtained from the fruit of the oil palm, used as an edible fat and in soap
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