Definition of Salmon oil
1. Noun. A fatty oil obtained from the wastes in canning salmon; used in making soap and dressing leather.
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Literary usage of Salmon oil
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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"salmon oil French—Huile de Saumon. German—Lachsoel. Italian—Olio di Salmon*. ... Physical and Chemical Constants of salmon oil Hehner Value. ..."
2. Life in Alaska: Letters of Mrs. Eugene S. Willard by Eugene S. Willard, Eva McClintock (1884)
"Great quantities of berries and salmon-oil TOTEM DISH OF CINNAMON BEAR OR HOOTS TRIBE, WITH TABLE MAT. From a Drawing by Mrs. H'illard. are brought out in ..."
3. Papers on Paint and Varnish and the Materials Used in Their Manufacture by Henry Alfred Gardner (1920)
"He finds that with suitable drier a paint made with salmon oil will dry in 18 hours to ... The writer has found that salmon oil will body readily under heat ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"salmon oil—Constants.—B. de Greiff gives the following constants for salmon oil, which is stated to be produced in considerable quantities in British ..."