soybean oil


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 soya oil.

Origin of soybean oil

First recorded in 1915–20

Words nearby soybean oil

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