from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Producing or secreting fatty, oily, or waxy matter; sebaceous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anat., bot., and zoology, sebaceous; sebiparous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Producing vegetable tallow.
  • adjective (Physiol.) Producing fat; sebaceous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Producing vegetable tallow.
  • adjective physiology Producing fat; sebaceous.


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Latin sebum tallow + -ferous.


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