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, dated) margarine, a clipping 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

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ed-.

Verb[edit]

oleō (present infinitive olēre, perfect active oluī); second conjugation, no passive

  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.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of oleo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present oleō olēs olet olēmus olētis olent
imperfect olēbam olēbās olēbat olēbāmus olēbātis olēbant
future olēbō olēbis olēbit olēbimus olēbitis olēbunt
perfect oluī oluistī oluit oluimus oluistis oluērunt, oluēre
pluperfect olueram oluerās oluerat oluerāmus oluerātis oluerant
future perfect oluerō olueris oluerit oluerimus olueritis oluerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present oleam oleās oleat oleāmus oleātis oleant
imperfect olērem olērēs olēret olērēmus olērētis olērent
perfect oluerim oluerīs oluerit oluerīmus oluerītis oluerint
pluperfect oluissem oluissēs oluisset oluissēmus oluissētis oluissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present olē olēte
future olētō olētō olētōte olentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives olēre oluisse
participles olēns
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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.