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See definition of oleo on Dictionary.com
  • as inbutter
  • as incurtain

synonyms for oleo

  • margarine
  • oil
  • shortening
  • ghee
  • spread
  • decoration
  • drape
  • drapery
  • screen
  • shade
  • shroud
  • shutter
  • veil
  • blind
  • film
  • hanging
  • jalousie
  • portiere
  • rag
  • roller
  • shield
  • valance
  • Venetian blind
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How to use oleo in a sentence

On principle I don't object to suine, oleo, or any of the objectionable articles.
PRAIRIE FARMER, VOL. 56: NO. 4, JANUARY 26, 1884VARIOUS
Like the former, they owe the profound disorder of their digestive functions to the immoderate use of resins and oleo-resins.
COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION, THIRD EDITIONANGELO MARIANI
It is a thick, viscid oleo-resin of a deep brown or black colour and a fragrant balsamic odour.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 2VARIOUS
You've been right on the railroad question, on the oleo question, and the bank question.
A SPOIL OF OFFICEHAMLIN GARLAND
When oleo-phosphoric acid is boiled in water, it is resolved into a fluid neutral oil and phosphoric acid, which dissolves.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The oleo-farinaceous (nuts, &c.) are less wholesome and less easy of digestion than those purely farinaceous.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The oleo-resin, of a brown colour, obtained by incision from the trunk of Copaifera multijuga.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
And we won't go up to the gallery; there is nothing but oleo-plugs and graphite-grease up there.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 159, NOVEMBER 17, 1920VARIOUS
Still others yield oils or pitchy substances on distillation; these are known as "oleo-resins."
COMMERCIAL GEOGRAPHYJACQUES W. REDWAY
Copal is a term applied to oleo-resins soluble in turpentine, and used almost universally as varnishes.
COMMERCIAL GEOGRAPHYJACQUES W. REDWAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OLEO

  • ghee
  • margarine
  • oil
  • oleo
  • shortening
  • spread
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