soybean oil

[ sawee-been 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.

Origin of soybean oil

First recorded in 1915–20
  • Also called, especially British, soy·a oil [sawee-uh-oil] /ˈsɔi ə ˌɔɪl/ .

Words Nearby soybean oil Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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