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{n: alpha-linolenic acid} a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms; the only omega-3 fatty acid found in vegetable products; it is most abundant in canola oil; a fatty acid essential for nutrition

{n: babassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martiana} tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory

{n: canola oil} vegetable oil made from rapeseed

{n: cohune palm, Orbignya cohune, cohune} tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory

{n: cooking oil} any of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking

{n: mulch} a protective covering of rotting vegetable matter spread to reduce evaporation and soil erosion

{n: osso buco} sliced veal knuckle or shin bone cooked with olive oil and wine and tomatoes and served with rice or vegetables

{n: salad oil} any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings

{n: sweet oil} mild vegetable oil when used as food; especially olive or edible rape oil

{n: vegetable oil, oil} any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants

{v: blanch, parboil} cook (vegetables) briefly
"Parboil the beans before freezing them"

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