Any fat rendered from the tissue of an animal(noun)
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Use "animal fat" in a sentence
"Toothaches were relieved by applying the hot, aromatic, and astringent leaves of witch hazel the “tooth-ache tree” to the teeth and gums or by applying a hot compress of animal fat and powdered corn."
"It was filled with pure white marbleized softened tallow -- tasteless, colorless, odorless animal fat that had been rendered in simmering water."