fat liquor

1 of 2


: a liquor made of an emulsion of soap and fat (as castor oil or degras) or of sulfonated oil and used in tanning leather


2 of 2

transitive verb

: to fill the fiber of (a leather) with oil or fat : treat (leather) with fat liquor

Word History



fat entry 4 + liquor

Transitive verb

fat liquor

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“Fat liquor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fat%20liquor. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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