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tallow
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
L Animal Science and Animal Products
Definition
The fat rendered from the adipose tissue of cattle and sheep used in candlemaking, soap manufacture, etc. Grades are based on hardness, moisture, insolubles, titer, clarity and free fatty acid content.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9049.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9049
Used For
beef tallow
Broader Term
animal fats and oils
Related Term
animal byproducts
rendering
suet
yellow grease
Spanish
sebo
Term Number
9049