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rapeseed

(rāp-sēd) [L. rapa, turnip]
The seed of Brassica campestris and other Brassica species, whose oil is used in the manufacture of lubricants and canola oil. The oil made from the seeds of the variety high in erucic acid is used as an industrial lubricant. Oil made from the seeds of the low-erucic-acid variety is relatively low in saturated fat and is commonly known as canola oil.

rapeseed

the seed of Target rape grown specifically for the seed and its oil.

rapeseed meal
as oil cake or meal after rapeseed oil is removed this is a high-protein feed supplement used in cattle. It can be goitrogenic because of its content of isothiocyanate but can be detoxified.
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