soybean oil(redirected from soya-bean oil)
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obtained from soybeans by expression or solvent extraction; contains triglycerides of linoleic acid, oleic acid, linolenic acid, and saturated fatty acids; used as a food and in the manufacture of margarine and other food products.
A commonly used oil obtained from the seeds of the soya plant (soybeans) that is low in unsaturated fat and rich in linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid.
See also: oil