train oil

noun \ ˈtrān- \

Definition of train oil

: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


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