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rapeseed oil

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(also rape oil)

Definition of rapeseed oil in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An oil obtained from rapeseed, used as a lubricant, in alternative fuels, and in foodstuffs.
Example sentences
  • European biodiesel production is currently dominated by palm, soya and rapeseed oil.
  • He imports sugar, salt and rapeseed oil from southern Sweden and everything else is sourced, grown or otherwise produced in the surrounding area.
  • The EU could import around 200,000 tonnes of rape oil in 2005-06, with most supplies coming from Canada.

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