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olive oil

noun [U] uk   us  
a yellow or green oil, made by pressing olives
Translations of “olive oil”
in Korean 올리브유…
in Arabic زَيْت الزَّيتون…
in Portuguese azeite de oliva…
in Catalan oli d’oliva…
in Japanese オリーブ油…
in Italian olio d’oliva…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橄欖油…
in Russian оливковое масло…
in Turkish zeytin yağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橄榄油…
in Polish olej z oliwek…
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