sunflower oil

oil from sunflower seeds
Syn: ↑sunflower-seed oil
Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil
Substance Holonyms: ↑sunflower seed

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noun or sunflower-seed oil
: a pale yellow semidrying or drying fatty oil expressed from the seeds of the common sunflower and used chiefly in foods, soaps, varnishes, and paints

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