• Definition for "olivil"
    • A white crystalline substance, obtained from an exudation…
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olivil definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline substance, obtained from an exudation from the olive, and having a bittersweet taste and acid properties.
    • A white crystalline substance, obtained from an exudation from the olive, and achieving a bitter-sweet flavor and acid proporties.
    • A white, brilliant, starchy dust acquired from gum of the olive-tree.
    • A bitter crystalline material, C14H18O5+H2O, which does occur into the gum as well as other parts of the olive-tree. Its effortlessly oxidized to vanillin. Also known as olivite.
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