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Related to wool fat: yellow soft paraffin
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(Elements & Compounds) another name for lanolin
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lan•o•lin(ˈlæn l ɪn)
a fatty substance, extracted from wool, used in ointments, waterproof coatings, etc.Sometimes, lan•o•line (-ɪn, -ˌin) Also called wool fat.
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|Noun||1.||wool fat - 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
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