Vegetable oil

extracted from seeds, or less often, from other parts of fruits

Vegetable oils are triglyceride oils made from plants. They are used in food and for cooking. In past centuries they were much used as fuel in oil lamps. Some kinds of plant oils that people use are palm oil, maize, olive, peanut, rapeseed, soy, and sunflower.

Vegetable oil
African food cooked with vegetable oil.
Olive oil is a common vegetable oil, used for Mediterranean cuisine.

Margarine is an artificial butter made from vegetable oil.