Origin: half-transl. of Ger tallöl, half-transl. of Swed tallolja, lit., pine oil < tall, pine < ON thǫll, young fir (< IE base *tal-, to sprout > tailor) + Swed olja, oil < MLowG olie < VL olium, for L oleum, oil
See tall oil in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Partial translation of German Tallöl
Origin: , from partial translation of Swedish tallolja
Origin: : tall, pine (from Old Norse thöll, young pine tree)
Origin: + olja, oil.