Definition of olive oil in English:

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olive oil

Pronunciation: /ˈäləv ˌoil/


An oil pressed from ripe olives, used in cooking, medicines, soap, etc.
Example sentences
  • Mix the red wine vinegar, olive oil and grated Parmesan to produce a thick dressing.
  • Heat half the butter, olive oil and thyme in a frying pan, and brown the bird lightly on all sides.
  • Transfer to a bowl and stir in the vinegar and olive oil, adjusting flavours to your taste.

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Syllabification: ol·ive oil

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