train oil

noun \ˈtrān-\

Definition of train oil

  1. :  oil from a marine animal (such as a whale)

Origin and Etymology of train oil

obsolete train train oil, from Middle English trane, from Middle Dutch trane or Middle Low German trān; akin to Old High German trahan tear

First Known Use: circa 1553

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