Definition of vegetable tallow in English:

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vegetable tallow

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Vegetable fat used as tallow.
Example sentences
  • It contains the highest grade white vegetable tallow and pure coconut oils for a velvety feel and luxurious lather.
  • Tallow trees are widely grown in the tropics, where their seed yields vegetable tallow used for candles, soap, and oil.
  • The Chinese mix this vegetable tallow with wax to harden it, and out of the mixture make candles, which give a clear, bright light.

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Syllabification: veg·e·ta·ble tal·low

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