tallowy

or tal·low·like

[ tal-oh-ee ]
/ ˈtæl oʊ i /
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adjective

resembling tallow in consistency, color, etc.; fatty: a tallowy mass of moistened powder; tallowy skin.

Nearby words

  1. tallith katan,
  2. tallmadge,
  3. tallow,
  4. tallow tree,
  5. tallow wood,
  6. tallulah,
  7. tally,
  8. tally clerk,
  9. tally sheet,
  10. tally-ho

Origin of tallowy

First recorded in 1400–50, tallowy is from the late Middle English word talwy. See tallow, -y1

Related formstal·low·i·ness, noun

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