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butterfat

[buht-er-fat]
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noun
  1. butter; milk fat; a mixture of glycerides, mainly butyrin, olein, and palmitin.
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Origin of butterfat

First recorded in 1885–90; butter + fat
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butterfat

noun
  1. the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made, consisting of a mixture of glycerides, mainly butyrin, olein, and palmitin
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