anaspalin

noun

anas·​pa·​lin
əˈnaspələ̇n
plural -s
pharmacy
: a mixture of wool fat and petrolatum
also : impure wool fat

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anaspalin was in 1894

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“Anaspalin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaspalin. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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