Definition of Oilseed

1. Noun. Any of several seeds that yield oil.

Exact synonyms: Oil-rich Seed
Specialized synonyms: Castor Bean, Cottonseed, Candlenut, Rapeseed, Flaxseed, Linseed
Generic synonyms: Seed



Definition of Oilseed

1. n. Seed from which oil is expressed, as the castor bean; also, the plant yielding such seed. See Castor bean.

Definition of Oilseed

1. Noun. The seed of any of several plants which are used commercially as a source of vegetable oil ¹

2. Noun. The plant that yields such seed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oilseed

1. a seed from which oil is pressed out [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oilseed

1. Seed from which oil is expressed, as the castor bean; also, the plant yielding such seed. See Castor bean. A cruciferous herb (Camelina sativa). The sesame. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oilseed

oillet
oillets
oilman
oilmen
oilnut
oilnuts
oilpaper
oilpapers
oilpatch
oilproof
oilrig
oilrigs
oils
oilsand
oilsands
oilseed (current term)
oilseed cake
oilseed rape
oilseeds
oilskin
oilskins
oilsmoke
oilstone
oilstones
oilstove
oiltight
oilway
oilways
oilwell
oilwells

Literary usage of Oilseed

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1. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy and Industries of the GATT Uruguay ...by Mark Estes by Mark Estes (1994)
"Table 11-1 CHAPTER 11 oilseed and oilseed Products1 oilseed and oilseed products: Selected US sector data, 1991*93 1 Employment and shipment data tor 1993 ..."

2. Trade Pessimism and Regionalism in African Countries: The Case of Groundnut by Ousmane Badiane, Sambouh Kinteh (1994)
"Equations (37) and (40) can now be used for the econometric analysis of regional oilseed imports. For that purpose the two equations are expressed in ..."

3. Agriculture, Trade and the Environment by Dimitris Diakosavvas (2005)
"Correspondingly, the nature and extent of any environmental effects associated with oilseed production vary considerably depending on the type of crop ..."

4. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy & Selected Industries of the North ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"oilseed processing, particularly in grain elevators, and in port and related facilities needed to move bulk grain and oilseed products. ..."

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