shea butter

a solid, greenish, yellowish, or whitish fat derived from the seeds of the shea tree, used for food and in the manufacture of soaps and candles.

1840–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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All products included shea butter and/or extract, including the refreshing moist towel.
The soaps, composed of almond oil and shea butter, are specially designed for sensitive skin.
Manufacturers of cosmetic products promoting the virtues of shea butter.
All rights reserved true for shea nuts and shea butter production and trade.
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