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 (so͞o′ĭnt, swĭnt)
A natural grease formed from dried perspiration found in the fleece of sheep, formerly used as a source of potash.

[French, from Old French, from suer, to sweat, from Latin sūdāre; see sweid- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈsuːɪnt; swɪnt)
(Elements & Compounds) a water-soluble substance found in the fleece of sheep, consisting of peptides, organic acids, metal ions, and inorganic cations and formed from dried perspiration
[C18: from French suer to sweat, from Latin sūdāre]


(ˈsu ɪnt, swɪnt)

a natural grease of sheep that dries on the wool, consisting of fatty matter and potassium salts.
[1785–95; < French, Middle French, derivative of su(er) to sweat (< Latin sūdāre; see sweat)]
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