rapeseed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rapeseed seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
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Usage

In literature:

We imported in 1851, from Trance, 289 tuns of rapeseed oil, worth about L17,000, on which there was no duty levied.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Besides this, give them a little scalded rapeseed, and a little rape and canary seed by itself.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Rapeseed and canary seed are considered the best and safest feed for canaries.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
Grain, fish, linseed, rapeseed, wool and hides are also exported.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

Canola (aka rapeseed) opponents are celebrating the announcement that canola will not be planted in the Willamette Valley this year.
Jif's version: sugar, vegetable oils (rapeseed and palm), hazelnuts , cocoa processed with alkali, skim milk, whey powder, sunflower lecithin, natural flavor.
A biodegradable fuel, produced mostly from rapeseed, has reportedly been brought in to help fight the oil spill along France's Atlantic coast.
Rothamsted Research Biotech Experiment Reaps 8% More Oil From Rapeseed.
Rothamsted Research Biotech Experiment Reaps 8% More Oil From Rapeseed .
World supplies of rapeseed and canola likely to remain tight in the 2012/13 season.
Cargill Delivers Sustainable-verified Rapeseed Oil to Unilever.
French Rapeseed-Area Losses in Burgundy and Lorraine Seen at 50.
Poland rejected a cargo of rapeseed from Ukraine because of infestation with mites , a notification to the European Union's food-alert system showed.
1 tsp local rapeseed oil.
Cargill Delivers Sustainable- verified Rapeseed Oil to Unilever.
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