from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fatty, pale yellow wax that coats the fibers of sheep's wool and yields lanolin. Also called wool fat.

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  • n. Lanolin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics


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