fatty oil


noun Chemistry.

Origin of fatty oil

First recorded in 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for fatty oil

fatty oil

noun

another name for fixed oil

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Medicine definitions for fatty oil

fatty oil

n.

A nonvolatile oil of animal or plant derivation, chemically a glyceride of a fatty acid, that is not capable of distillation and that is convertible into a soap by substituting the glycerine with an alkaline base.

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