Chinese tallow

noun
variants: or Chinese vegetable tallow

Definition of Chinese tallow

: a hard white fat obtained from the surface of the seeds of the Chinese tallow tree and used for making candles and soap

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“Chinese tallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20tallow. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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