halibut liver oil


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halibut liver oil

[′hal·ə·bət ′liv·ər ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Fishy-tasting oil, pale yellow to dark red, with slightly fishy smell; soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and carbon disulfide, insoluble in water; derived from halibut livers; used as medicine, as vitamin A and D source, and to dress leather.