Origin of oleomargarine
Examples from the Web for oleomargarine
The main objection to oleomargarine and butterine is that they are sold as butter.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value</p>
In the manufacture of oleomargarine the same principle is utilized.Outlines of dairy bacteriology
H. L. Russell
This pressed fat is called "Oleo" hence the name "Oleomargarine."The Kitchen Encyclopedia</p>
After they are churned, the oleomargarine is worked, salted, and packed in the same manner as butter.
In such an event, coloring matter is given with each pound of oleomargarine that is sold.
- other names (esp US) for margarine
Word Origin and History for oleomargarine
1873, "butter substitute made from beef fat," from French oléomargarine (1854), from oléine (from Latin oleum "oil" + -ine, after glycerine) + margarine. It was regarded as a chemical compound of olein and margarine.