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See also oïl

English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] oleum from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (elaion), olive oil) from ἐλαία (elaia), olive).

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
oil

Plural
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oil ({{{1}}})
  1. Liquid fat.
  2. Petroleum-based liquid used as fuel or lubricant.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to oil

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to oil (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to lubricate with oil
  2. (transitive) to grease with oil for cooking

Translations


Irish

Verb

oil

  1. to educate

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