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A peculiar substance obtained from the wool of sheep, consisting largely of potash mixed with fatty and earthy matters. It is used as a source of potash and also for the manufacture of gas.
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The natural grease in wool, a mixture of a soluble soap and insoluble fatty matter, from which the official adeps lanae is extracted.
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