seal oil


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seal oil

[′sēl ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A yellowish, liquid, fatty oil obtained from seal blubber; soluble in ether and chloroform; melts at 22-33°C; used in soapmaking, in dressing animal skins, and as a lubricant.
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