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tallowy

or tallowlike

[tal-oh-ee] /ˈtæl oʊ i/
adjective
1.
resembling tallow in consistency, color, etc.; fatty:
a tallowy mass of moistened powder; tallowy skin.
Origin of tallowy
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English talwy. See tallow, -y1
Related forms
tallowiness, noun
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