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tallow

tal·low

tallow

 
pronunciation:
tae lo
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the hard fatty matter from animals such as cattle or sheep, used in making soap, candles, lubricants, and certain foods.
definition 2: any of various similar substances, as from vegetable sources.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tallowed, tallowing, tallows
definition: to smear or treat with tallow.
derivation: tallowlike (adj.)