how to pronounce tallow


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tallow is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of tallow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… mcdonald's history with beef tallow the …”

meanings of tallow


  1. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten.
  2. To grease or smear with tallow.


  1. A hard animal fat obtained from suet, etc.; used in cooking as well as to make candles, soap and lubricants.

tallow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tallow occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tallow can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tallow can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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