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Hydrous wool fat -->
The greasy substance obtained from the wool of the sheep Ovis aries (family Bovidae). Used as an emollient base for creams and ointments.
Synonym: hydrous wool fat, lanolin, wool wax.
Origin: L. Fat of wool
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