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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.

Usage examples (27)
  • It is usually made by churning soft beef fat (called oleo oil) and neutral
  • Only one complaint, though - oleo is NOT butter.
  • My grandmother used to write "oleo" on her recipe cards, too.
  • I also smiled when I read "oleo", my mother in law is a born and bred south carolinian and all of her recipes have the word oleo. for more
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