Definition of arachis oil in English:
Another term for peanut oil.
- She was treated with gentle debridement after soaking with arachis oil, revealing normal skin underneath.
- The Society suggests that if people are concerned, they should check the ingredients list, to see whether arachis oil or groundnut oil is listed.
- Bleached arachis oil is manufactured in France, is nearly colourless, and almost free from taste; it has been used for adulterating lard oil and olive oil.
Mid 19th century: modern Latin arachis, from Greek arak(h)os, -kis, a leguminous plant.
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