blubber soap

blubber soap
a soap made from the oil and rotted livers of cod (Newfoundland)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Blubber — is a thick layer of vascularized fat found under the skin of all cetaceans, pinnipeds and sirenians.cite web | url= is blubber.htm | title= What is Blubber?] DescriptionLipid rich, collagen fiber laced blubber… …   Wikipedia

  • whale oil — noun a white to brown oil obtained from whale blubber; formerly used as an illuminant • Syn: ↑train oil • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil * * * noun : a water white to brown oil obtained from the blubber of whales and used in tempering steel, in dressing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • whale oil — oil rendered from whale blubber, formerly widely used as a fuel for lamps and for making soap and candles. [1400 50; late ME] * * * ▪ oil also called  train oil        any oil derived from any species of whale, including sperm oil from sperm… …   Universalium

  • whaling — /hway ling, way /, n. the work or industry of capturing and rendering whales; whale fishing. [1680 90; WHALE1 + ING1] * * * Hunting of whales for food, oil, or both. Whaling dates to prehistoric times, when Arctic peoples used stone tools to hunt …   Universalium

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  • seal oil — noun a pale yellow to red brown fatty oil obtained from seal blubber; used in making soap and dressing leather and as a lubricant • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil * * * noun : a colorless or pale yellow to red brown unsaturated fatty oil obtained from… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Oil — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Oil >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 oil oil fat butter cream grease tallow suet lard dripping exunge| blubber Sgm: N 1 glycerin glycerin stearin elaine …   English dictionary for students

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