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Definition: Grease wood
(gr[=e]s), n. [OE. grese, grece, F. graisse;
akin to gras fat, greasy, fr. LL. grassus thick, fat, gross,
L. crassus. Cf. Crass
1. Animal fat, as tallow or lard, especially when in a soft
state; oily or unctuous matter of any kind.
2. (Far.) An inflammation of a horse's heels, suspending the
ordinary greasy secretion of the part, and producing
dryness and scurfiness, followed by cracks, ulceration,
and fungous excrescences.
. (Bot.) Same as Grease wood
(Zo["o]l.), a pyralid moth (Aglossa pinguinalis
) whose larva eats greasy cloth, etc.
(Bot.), a scraggy, stunted, and somewhat
prickly shrub (Sarcobatus vermiculatus
) of the Spinach
family, very abundant in alkaline valleys from the upper
Missouri to California. The name is also applied to other
plants of the same family, as several species of