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soybean oil

  1. 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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Origin of soybean oil

First recorded in 1915–20
Also called soya oil.
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