Definition of Cottonseed oil

1. Noun. Edible oil pressed from cottonseeds.

Generic synonyms: Oil, Vegetable Oil
Substance meronyms: Cottonseed

Definition of Cottonseed oil

1. Noun. A pale yellow vegetable oil extracted from cottonseed; used in salad dressings, margarine etc ¹

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Medical Definition of Cottonseed oil

1. The fixed oil obtained by expression from the seeds of cultivated varieties of the cotton plant, gossypium herbaceum l. It is widely used in soaps, oleomargarine, lubricants, cosmetics, and salad and cooking oils. In veterinary medicine, it is used as a delousing agent, usually combined with two parts of pine tar for ear ticks of horses, and as a mild emollient and laxative for small animals. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottonseed Oil

cottoning to
cottonmouth moccasin
cottons to
cottonseed cake
cottonseed meal
cottonseed oil (current term)
cottontail rabbit
cottontop tamarin

Literary usage of Cottonseed oil

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1902)
"The writer was able, by this method, to get very satisfactory- and reliable results. A STUDY OF THE BECHI TEST FOR cottonseed oil. BY AUGUSTUS H. GILL AND ..."

2. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"cottonseed oil. Various improvements have been suggested in order to render ... As little as 0.25% of cottonseed oil will be found to produce a distinct red ..."

3. American Druggist (1891)
"If cottonseed oil is present an orange-red color is produced, particularly in the upper layer." similar to the foregoing, which has been communicated to me ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"The operations of the modern cottonseed-oil mill, as the machinery is now erected, are almost entirely automatic; the seed, starting at the sand-and-boll ..."

5. A Manual of Personal Hygiene: Proper Living Upon a Physiologic Basis by Walter Lytle Pyle (1912)
"The presence of cottonseed oil is indicated by blackening due to reduced silver. Animal Oils.—I/ard oil is adulterated by the addition of cheaper animal or ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"... and in preparing same from cottonseed oil, to change the chemical composition of the oil to obtain a product with a high percentage of olein, ..."

7. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"However wholesome and nutritious, though, cottonseed oil may be, it should be sold under its right name and should not be allowed to masquerade under titles ..."

8. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"A mixture of beef fat and cottonseed oil may, therefore, be made, ... Instead of using the whole cottonseed oil for the purpose mentioned it may be ..."

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