lan·o·lin / ˈlanl-in/ • n. a fatty substance found naturally on sheep's wool. It is extracted as a yellowish viscous mixture of esters and used as a base for ointments.
lanolin (lan-ŏ-lin) n. a fatty substance obtained from sheep's wool, used as an emollient and as a base for creams.
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