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monounsaturated

adjective uk   /ˌmɒn.əʊ.ʌnˈsætʃ.ər.eɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˌmɑː.noʊ.ʌnˈsætʃ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/ specialized
used to refer 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
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