biodiesel

bi•o•die•sel
[[t]ˈbaɪ oʊˌdi zəl, -səl[/t]] n.
a fuel made from renewable resources, as vegetable products or industrial waste, for use in diesel engines.
Etymology: [1990-95; bio-+ diesel ]

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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