A vegetable ile is a triglyceride extractit frae a plant.[1] The term "vegetable ile" can be narraely defined as referrin anerly tae plant iles that are liquid at room temperatur,[2] or braidly defined withoot regaird tae a substance's state o matter at a gien temperatur.[3]

Vegetable ile
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  1. Alfred Thomas (2002). "Fats and Fatty Oils". Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a10_173.
  2. Parwez Saroj. The Pearson Guide to the B.Sc. (Nursing) Entrance Examination. Pearson Education India. p. 109. ISBN 81-317-1338-5.
  3. Robin Dand (1999). The International Cocoa Trade. Woodhead Publishing. p. 169. ISBN 1-85573-434-6.