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Definition of nut oil in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Oil obtained from the kernels of nuts and used in cooking and to make paints and varnishes.
Example sentences
  • On low speed, slowly add pine nut oil and remaining olive oil in a thin stream so the pesto will emulsify.
  • There is also macadamia nut oil, avocado oil and divine macadamia nougat.
  • Megalium, the great creation of the Roman perfumer Megallus, was made of balsam, rush, reed, behen nut oil, cassia and resin.

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