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Topic: HAIR AND BEAUTY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Latin
Origin: lana 'wool' + oleum 'oil'

lanolin

noun
     
lan‧o‧lin [uncountable]
DCB an oil that is obtained from sheep's wool, and is used in skin creams
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