shark oil

shark oil
noun
a fatty yellow to brown oil obtained from the livers of sharks; used for dressing leather and as a source of vitamin A
Syn: ↑shark-liver oil
Hypernyms: ↑animal oil

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shark oil noun
Oil from shark's liver, used like cod-liver oil
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Main Entry:shark

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