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shea butter

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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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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