oleo

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See also: óleo and oleo-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin oleō, ablative singular of oleum (olive oil).

Noun[edit]

oleo (usually uncountable, plural oleos)

  1. (US) The various fats and oils that go into the making of margarine.
  2. (US, by extension) margarine, an abbreviation of oleomargarine.

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Esperanto[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin oleum (olive oil), from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oˈle.o/
  • Hyphenation: o‧le‧o

Noun[edit]

oleo (accusative singular oleon, plural oleoj, accusative plural oleojn)

  1. oil

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ed-.

Verb[edit]

present active oleō, present infinitive olēre, perfect active oluī ([[no supine]])

  1. I smell; I emit an odor, especially a bad odor.
  2. I am given away by smell; I smell of.
  3. I am observed, betrayed.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂oléye-, the o-grade causative of *h₂el- (grow, nourish). Cognate to Latin alō.

Verb[edit]

oleō (found only in compounds)

  1. I increase, grow.
Usage notes[edit]

Found only in compounds, not attested as an independent verb in Classical texts.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of oleum (olive oil).

Noun[edit]

oleō

  1. dative singular of oleum
  2. ablative singular of oleum

References[edit]

  • oleo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879