Definition of Japan tallow
1. Noun. A yellow wax obtained from sumac berries; used in polishes.
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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"Thus, eg, Japan wax consists chiefly of glycerides, and would more properly be termed japan tallow. On the other hand, sperm oil must be classed, ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... japan tallow, whereas sperm oil is, chemically speaking, a wax. Although these two classes of substances have a number of physical properties in common, ..."
3. Soaps and Proteins: Their Colloid Chemistry in Theory and Practice by Martin Fischer, George D. McLaughlin, Marian Osgood Hooker (1921)
"(japan tallow). The important fatty acid constituent of this wax is palmitic acid. Among other acids, stearic, arachidic and oleic are said to be present.1 ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1907)
"... that japan tallow consists chiefly of palmitin with small quantities of the glycerides of isobutyric and oleic acids, together with unsaponifiable ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1907)
"Hydrogen 11.966 11.851 11.908 Carbon 74-824 74.806 74-815 Eberhardt * has reported that japan tallow consists chiefly of palmitin with small quantities of ..."
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