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[oh-lee-oh-rez-uh-nuh s] /ˌoʊ li oʊˈrɛz ə nəs/

pertaining to, characteristic of, or containing .
(of a varnish or paint vehicle) consisting of drying oils and resins that usually have been cooked.


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