huile

Pronunciation: [WEEL]

French for "oil," generally referring to cooking oil. Huile d'olive is "olive oil," huile de noix is "walnut oil."

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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