Aceite is the Spanish word for any kind of edible "Oil". Among the Edible oils used for cooking are: Aceite de Oliva (Olive oil) and Aceite Girasol (sunflower oil). Whether it is derived from olives sunflower, peanuts, almonds, etc., the word Aceite is derived from the Arabic "a-zeit", which means "juice of olives" that shows the exclusive use of olive for their oil.