adjective. (of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) having many unsaturated bonds.
Example sentences of the word polyunsaturated
1. Verb, past participle
Corn oil has a ratio of 1:2 grams of monounsaturated fat to polyunsaturated fat, just as Crisco and Wesson vegetable oil does.
With twice as much monounsaturated fat as polyunsaturated fat, canola oil might be the one that comes out a winner among these vegetable oils.
3. Verb, past tense
They have more healthy polyunsaturated fats than other nuts, and they’re the only nut with a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids.