Definition of olive oil in English:

olive oil

Syllabification: ol·ive oil


  • An oil pressed from ripe olives, used in cooking, medicines, soap, etc..
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    • 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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