tall oil[täl, tôl]
tall oil definition by Webster's New World
Origin: half-transl. of German tallöl, half-transl. of Swedish tallolja, literally , pine oil ; from tall, pine ; from Old Norse thǫll, young fir (; from Indo-European base an unverified form tal-, to sprout from source tailor) plush Swedish olja, oil ; from Middle Low German olie ; from Vulgar Latin olium, for Classical Latin oleum, oil
tall oil definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Partial translation of German Tallöl, from partial translation of Swedish tallolja : tall, pine (from Old Norse thöll, young pine tree) + olja, oil.