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Medical Term:

rapeseed oil

Pronunciation: rap'sed oyl

Definition: The compressed oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris (family Cruciferae); used in the manufacture of soaps, margarine, and lubricants.

[L. rapa, turnip]

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