Definition of Vaseline in English:
A type of petroleum jelly used as an ointment and lubricant.
- We especially need medical supplies such as Sudocream, bandages, vaseline, syringes, any antibiotics, painkillers, even rubber gloves would be great.
- She got some vaseline and polished Meadow's hooves.
- Every winter in Pune, my skin would go dry and I would have to apply vaseline or some cold cream to my lips and face.
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Late 19th century: formed irregularly from German Wasser 'water' + Greek elaion 'olive oil' + -ine4.
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