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Meaning of OLEAGINOUS

Pronunciation:  `owlee'ajunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
  2. [adj]  unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"
 

OLEAGINOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: buttery, fat, fatty, fulsome, greasy, insincere, oily, sebaceous, smarmy, unctuous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`le*ag`i*nous\, a. [L. oleaginus, oleagineus,
belonging to the olive, fr. olea olive: cf. F. ol['e]agineux.
See {Olive}, {Oil}.]
Having the nature or qualities of oil; oily; unctuous.

 

 

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