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peanut oil

Pronunciation: pe'nut oyl

Definition: oil extracted from the kernels of one or more cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea (family Leguminosae); used as a solvent for intramuscular injections and in the preparation of foods.

Synonym(s): arachis oil

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