lard oil


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lard oil

[′lärd ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Yellowish to colorless oil with characteristic aroma and bland taste; melts at -2°C; soluble in carbon disulfide, ether, benzene, and chloroform; main components are olein and glycerides of solid fatty acids; used as a lubricant, wool oil, and illuminant, and in soap manufacture.
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