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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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.