Meaning of canola

can•o•la

Pronunciation: (kan'l-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a variety of rapeseed that contains reduced levels of erucic acid, making its oil palatable for human consumption, and reduced levels of a toxic glucosin, making its meal desirable as a livestock feed.
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