any of several tallowlike substances of vegetable origin, used in making candles, soap, etc., and as lubricants.
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How to use vegetable tallow in a sentence
vegetable tallow is also exported in large quantities from this part of Hu-peh.
The sebaceous matter, or vegetable tallow, is contained in the seed-vessels of the Stillingia.Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 436 | Various
We are not aware that the vegetable tallow has as yet been imported into Britain to any extent.Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 436 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for vegetable tallow
any of various types of tallow that are obtained from plants
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