Definition of colza in English:

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colza

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒlzə/

noun

Another term for rape2.
Example sentences
  • However, these animal- and plant-derived oils, such as colza, olive, and spermaceti, were generally of such weight and viscosity that they would travel only one to two inches up a wick.
  • The quotas on soybean oil, palm oil and colza oil are scheduled to be removed by January 2006.
  • In a bowl, whisk together fromage blanc, creme fraiche, flour, egg and colza oil; season to taste with nutmeg, salt and white pepper.

Origin

Early 18th century: from Walloon French kolza, from Low German kōlsāt, Dutch koolzaad, from kool 'cole' + zaad 'seed'.

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