lanolin

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lan·o·lin

 (lăn′ə-lĭn)
n.
A fatty substance obtained from wool and used in soaps, cosmetics, and ointments. Also called wool fat.

[German : from Latin lāna, wool + Latin oleum, oil.]

lanolin

(ˈlænəlɪn) or

lanoline

n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish viscous substance extracted from wool, consisting of a mixture of esters of fatty acids: used in some ointments. Also called: wool fat
[C19: via German from Latin lāna wool + oleum oil; see -in]
lanolated adj

lan•o•lin

(ˈlæn l ɪn)

n.
a fatty substance, extracted from wool, used in ointments, waterproof coatings, etc.
Sometimes, lan•o•line (-ɪn, -ˌin) Also called wool fat.
[1880–85; < Latin lān(a) wool + -ol2 + -in1]

lan·o·lin

(lăn′ə-lĭn)
A yellowish-white, fatty substance obtained from wool and used in soaps, cosmetics, and ointments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lanolin - a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
2.lanolin - an emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep)
emollient, ointment, cream - toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
Translations

lanolin

lanoline [ˈlænəʊlɪn] Nlanolina f

lanolin

[ˈlænəlɪn] nlanoline f

lanolin(e)

nLanolin nt

lanolin

lanoline [ˈlænəlɪn] nlanolina

lan·o·lin

n. lanolina, sustancia purificada que se obtiene de la lana de la oveja y se usa en pomadas.

lanolin

n lanolina