HyperDic: animal_oil

English > 1 sense of the expression animal oil:
NOUNsubstanceanimal oilany oil obtained from animal substances
English > animal oil: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny oil obtained from animal substances.
NarrowerblubberAn insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals
bone oil, Dippel's oildark-colored ill-smelling oil obtained by carbonizing bone
bone oilThe liquid portion of bone fat
cod-liver oil, cod liver oilAn oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes
dolphin oilAn unsaturated fatty oil obtained from dolphins and used as a fine lubricant
drying oilAn oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base
fish-liver oil, fish oilA fatty oil obtained from the livers of various fish
glyceride, acylglycerolAn ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils
goose greasegrease derived from geese
halibut-liver oilA fatty oil from halibut livers that is used as a source of vitamin A
lanolin, wool fat, wool greaseA yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool
lard oiloil consisting chiefly of olein that is expressed from lard and used especially as a lubricant, cutting oil or illuminant
menhaden oilA fatty oil obtained from the menhaden fish and used in paint and ink and in treating leather
neat's-foot oilA pale yellow oil made from the feet and legs of cattle
oleo oilobtained from beef fat
porpoise oilA yellow fatty oil obtained from porpoises and used as a fine lubricant
salmon oilA fatty oil obtained from the wastes in canning salmon
sardine oiloil obtained from sardines and used chiefly as a lubricant and in soap
seal oilA pale yellow to red-brown fatty oil obtained from seal blubber
shark oil, shark-liver oilA fatty yellow to brown oil obtained from the livers of sharks
sperm oilAn animal oil found in the blubber of the sperm whale
tallowObtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants
tallow oilAn animal oil obtained by pressing tallow
whale oil, train oilA white to brown oil obtained from whale blubber
wool oilAny oil used to oil wool before spinning
Broaderanimal materialmaterial derived from animals
oilA slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
Spanishaceite animal
Catalanoli animal

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