Denoting a particularly fine grade of olive oil made from the first pressing of the olives and containing a maximum of one percent oleic acid.
- For one, there aren't enough acceptable words to describe the difference between premium extra virgin olive oil and other extra virgin olive oils.
- Admittedly, you may not want to use superior extra virgin olive oils for all your cooking.
- Use walnut, flaxseed or extra virgin olive oils instead.
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Syllabification: ex·tra vir·gin
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