oilseed

Definitions of oilseed
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n any of several seeds that yield oil

Synonyms:
oil-rich seed
Types:
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castor bean
the toxic seed of the castor-oil plant; source of castor oil
cottonseed
seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
candlenut
seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes
rapeseed
seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
flaxseed, linseed
the seed of flax used as a source of oil
Type of:
seed
a small hard fruit

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