from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A resinous oily liquid composed of a mixture of rosin acids and fatty acids obtained as a byproduct in the treatment of pine pulp and used in soaps, emulsions, and lubricants.
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- noun A dark yellow
resinousacidic oil obtained as a byproduct during the pulpingof pine; it is used in the manufacture of soapsand lubricants
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- noun an oil derived from wood pulp and used in making soaps or lubricants
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Partial translation of German Tallöl, from partial translation of Swedish tallolja : tall, pine (from Old Norse thöll, young pine tree) + olja, oil.]
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