wool fat

noun

Definition of wool fat

: wool grease especially after refining : lanolin

First Known Use of wool fat

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wool fat was in 1875

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“Wool fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wool%20fat. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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wool fat

noun
\ ˈwu̇l- How to pronounce wool fat (audio) \

Medical Definition of wool fat

: wool grease especially after refining : lanolin

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