grapefruit seed oil

grapefruit seed oil

[′grāp‚früt ‚sēd ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Reddish-brown oil expressed from grapefruit seeds; has nutlike aroma and bitter taste; solidifies at -10°C; used as lubricant for textile fibers and leather.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Instead the soap is made with olive and coconut oil, with grapefruit seed oil used as a preservative.