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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tal·low /ˈtæ(ˌ)lo/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tal·low /ˈtæl(ˌ)o, ə(w)/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tal·low n.
 1. The suet or fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds, separated from membranous and fibrous matter by melting.
 Note:The solid consistency of tallow is due to the large amount of stearin it contains. See Fat.
 2. The fat of some other animals, or the fat obtained from certain plants, or from other sources, resembling the fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds.
 Tallow candle, a candle made of tallow.
 Tallow catch, a keech. See Keech. [Obs.]
 Tallow chandler, one whose occupation is to make, or to sell, tallow candles.
 Tallow chandlery, the trade of a tallow chandler; also, the place where his business is carried on.
 Tallow tree Bot., a tree (Stillingia sebifera) growing in China, the seeds of which are covered with a substance which resembles tallow and is applied to the same purposes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tal·low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tallowed p. pr. & vb. n. Tallowing.]
 1. To grease or smear with tallow.
 2. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and