wool fat
noun Date: 1875 wool grease especially after refining ; lanolin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wool fat — n. 1. the natural grease found in sheep s wool, yielding lanolin: also wool grease 2. LANOLIN …   English World dictionary

  • wool fat — wu̇l n wool grease esp. after refining: LANOLIN * * * lanolin …   Medical dictionary

  • wool fat — wool′ fat n. biochem. lanolin • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • wool fat — noun a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics • Syn: ↑lanolin, ↑wool grease • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑ointment, ↑unction, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wool fat — /ˈwʊl fæt/ (say wool fat) noun → lanolin …   Australian English dictionary

  • wool fat — lanolinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Avių vilnų riebalai. atitikmenys: angl. lanolin; wool fat rus. ланолин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wool fat — noun Lanolin. Syn: wool wax, wool grease …   Wiktionary

  • wool fat — lanolin. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrous wool fat — n LANOLIN * * * lanolin (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • refined wool fat — lanolin (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

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