bone oil


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bone oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) a dark brown pungent oil, containing pyridine and hydrocarbons, obtained by the destructive distillation of bones
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Noun1.bone oil - the liquid portion of bone fat; used as a lubricant and in leather manufacture
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
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
2.bone oil - dark-colored ill-smelling oil obtained by carbonizing bone; used especially in sheep dips and in denaturing alcohol
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
References in classic literature ?
From such things as feet, knuckles, hide clippings, and sinews came such strange and unlikely products as gelatin, isinglass, and phosphorus, bone black, shoe blacking, and bone oil.
Renardine, liquid containing bone oil, (01388) 772233).
The meat, eggs, leather, bone oil and cornea of the bird are highly valuable.