mafura tallow

mafura tallow

[mə′fə·rə ¦tal·ō]
(materials)
A bitter-tasting, heavy vegetable fat obtained from the nuts of the mafura tree (Trichilia emetica); used for soaps, candles, and ointments.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.