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tal·low

(tal'ō),
The rendered fat from mutton suet.

tallow

[tal′ō]
1 a hard fat obtained from the bodies of ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep and used in soaps and lubricants.
2 a vegetable fat obtained from plants, such as the wax myrtle.

tallow

(tăl′ō)
Fat obtained from suet, the solid fat of certain ruminants.

tallow

natural, hard fat taken from cattle or sheep. It is used in prepared animal feeds to act as a binder and reduce dust. It has a high calorific value and is palatable to pigs and poultry.
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White-winged doves appeared to employ two methods to attain the seeds from Chinese tallow trees.
By the end of January, a majority of seeds had been removed from every Chinese tallow tree on the two properties.
White-winged doves, as well as other seed-eating avian species, feeding on Chinese tallow seeds may pose a serious ecological problem through seed dispersal.
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The palm trees have a life expectancy of about 100 years, and the tallow shade trees will live for more than 40 years, said Jim Summers of the nonprofit environmental group TreePeople, which provides tree experts at plantings around the county.
Shea gave her time and energy planting a Chinese tallow tree.
The 15 Chinese tallow trees planted Sunday were purchased and planted through an extensive communitywide effort, Summers said.
2) Students from Notre Dame High School and Sherman Oaks property owners lower a Chinese tallow tree into the ground.