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boroglyceride

[bawr-uh-glis-uh-rahyd, -er-id, bohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. any compound containing boric acid and glycerol, used chiefly as an antiseptic.
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Origin of boroglyceride

First recorded in 1880–85; boro- + glyceride
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  • I have specimens to show the effect of boroglyceride on fish.

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  • The boroglyceride will preserve condensed milk, and will give it no flavor at all.