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peanut oil

a refined fixed oil from seed kernels of cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea; used as a solvent for drugs.

pea·nut oil

(pē'nŭt oyl),
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

peanut oil

A refined oil obtained from the seed kernels of one or more of the cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea, used as a solvent for some medicines that are injected intramuscularly.
See also: oil


seed kernels of the plant Arachis hypogaea cultivated as a commercial crop. Made into peanut meal after the oil is extracted. The kernels and meal are subject to fungal growth and may cause aflatoxicosis. Called also groundnut.

peanut hulls
a source of supplementary fiber in manufactured pet foods; it is high in lignin.
peanut meal
residue after the extraction of peanut oil; a high protein (40 to 50%) feed supplement; low in methionine, lysine and tryptophan. May be mixed with hulls when it becomes of less value because of the high (30%) of fiber.
peanut oil
a refined fixed oil extracted from peanuts; used as a solvent for drugs.
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The interaction of wheat spawn with coconut and cotton oils, respectively produced mean pileus diameters which were at par, but statistically wider than the one induced by its interaction with groundnut oil, which was superior to the comparable mean diameters induced by butterfat and palm oil.
Exports of groundnut oil amounted to only 2% of the total volume and value.
Add the groundnut oil and, when it is very hot and slightly smoking, add the ginger, garlic and spring onions.
2 Add the groundnut oil to a wok and heat over a medium-to-high heat.
3 Wipe out the frying pan, place it over a high heat and add half of the groundnut oil.
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