rape oil

noun Chemistry.
  1. a brownish-yellow oil obtained by expression from rapeseed and used chiefly as a lubricant, an illuminant, and in the manufacture of rubber substitutes.

Origin of rape oil

First recorded in 1535–45
Also called rapeseed oil, colza oil.
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