wool oil

wool oil
noun
any oil used to oil wool before spinning
Hypernyms: ↑animal oil

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noun
1. : any oil used for oiling wool before spinning
2.
a. : an oily substance in wool fiber that makes the fiber soft and pliable
b. : an oil obtained (as by distillation with steam) from wool grease

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wool oil noun
1. Any oil obtained from woolfat
2. An oil used to oil wool before spinning
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Main Entry:wool

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