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olive oil

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
olive oilˌolive ˈoil ●●○ noun [countable, uncountable]  DFCa pale yellow or green oil obtained from olives and used in cooking
Examples from the Corpus
olive oilThis salad is best with a vinegar and olive oil dressing.Mix the lemon juice with the sherry vinegar and olive oil and season well.Sprinkle with brown sugar and drizzle with vinegar and olive oil.Drizzle with a tablespoon or so of olive oil and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.Black olives, being fully ripened, are naturally sweeter and are usually sold preserved in brine or olive oil.In another medium skillet add the olive oil and heat over medium-high heat.They discovered the olive oil we had left behind and they took all our olive oil machines.Then the whole thing is cooked slowly in a nonstick pan lightly coated with olive oil or clarified butter.
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