animal fat

(redirected from Animal grease)
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Noun1.animal fat - any fat obtained from animalsanimal fat - any fat obtained from animals; "animal fat is high in saturated fatty acids"
animal material - material derived from animals
bone fat - fatty matter in bones extracted with solvents or by boiling or steaming; used chiefly in candles and cheap soaps and in lubricating greases
butterfat - the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made
fat - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
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The Ancient Egyptians made their distinctive jet-black eye shadow out of the mineral stibnite, which was crushed and heated to produce a fine dust that could then be mixed with animal grease to make a cosmetic paste.
As a matter of fact, the animal grease was quickly replaced by inoffensive lubricants, but the damage had already been done by the time eighty-five rebellious sepoys were court-martialed and condemned to ten years of penal servitude.

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