What is Raw Vegetable Oil? Submitted by an Anonymous Greaser on Wed, 2009-06-24 20:59 Hi - What do people mean when they saw "raw vegetable oil"? Is this virgin, unused oil? Thanks Reply to this post Raw means Waste Vegetable Oil Submitted by an Anonymous Greaser on Wed, 2009-06-24 22:24 Raw means Waste Vegetable Oil (from restaurants, usually) that still has water, food, and other junk in it. It usually has a lower value than WVO that has been settled to remove water and filtered. reply Reply to this post Your name Comment * Location * What code is in the image? * Enter the characters shown in the image.