from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a brand of petroleum jelly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A trademark brand of petroleum jelly or vaseline.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellowish translucent substance, almost odorless and tasteless, obtained as a residue in the purification of crude petroleum, and consisting essentially of a mixture of several of the higher members of the paraffin series. It is used as an unguent, and for various purposes in the arts. See the Note under petrolatum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as petrolatum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a trademarked brand of petroleum jelly
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