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English definition of “monounsaturated”

monounsaturated

adjective     /ˌmɒn.əʊ.ʌnˈsætʃ.ər.eɪ.tɪd/ US  /ˌmɑː.noʊ.ʌnˈsætʃ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/ specialized
refers to a fat or oil such as olive oil that is thought to be healthier than saturated fat because its chemical structure contains one double bond → Compare polyunsaturatedChemistry - general wordsFats and oils in food and cooking
(Definition of monounsaturated adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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