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peanut oil

[ pee-nuht oil, -nuht ]
/ ˈpiˌnʌt ˌɔɪl, -nət /
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noun

a yellow to greenish oil expressed or extracted from peanuts, used in cookery, as a vehicle for medicines, and in the manufacture of margarine and soap.

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Also called ar·a·chis oil [ar-uh-kis oil] /ˈær ə kɪs ˌɔɪl/ .

Origin of peanut oil

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for peanut oil

peanut oil

noun

oil that is made from peanut seeds and used for cooking, in soaps, and in pharmaceutical products
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