Definition of Vaseline™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Vaseline™

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvæsəliːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvæsəliːn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a thick soft clear substance that is used on skin to heal or protect it, or as a lubricant to stop surfaces from sticking together Word Origin late 19th cent.: formed irregularly from German Wasser + Greek elaion ‘oil’ + -ine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Vaseline™