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soybean oil

[ sawee-been oil ]
/ ˈsɔi bin ˌɔɪl /
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noun

a pale-yellow oil derived from soybeans by expression or solvent extraction: used as a food and in the manufacture of soap, candles, inks, paints, varnishes, etc.

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Also called, especially British, soy·a oil [sawee-uh-oil] /ˈsɔi ə ˌɔɪl/ .

Origin of soybean oil

First recorded in 1915–20

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