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Definition of "oleo" []

  • Margarine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oleo" in a sentence
  • "But one thing about oleo is that it is a substitute for butter and, Mr. President, here we get to our ground for making merry, for I believe this to be the first time in the history of Canada that there has been a nation-wide rejoicing over no more substantial cause than the fact that a new substitute for something has been made accessible."
  • "It is usually made by churning soft beef fat (called oleo oil) and neutral"
  • "My grandmother used to write "oleo" on her recipe cards, too."
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