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  1. an artificial butter made partly from milk
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Examples from the Web for butterine

Historical Examples

  • The main objection to oleomargarine and butterine is that they are sold as butter.

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

    Harry Snyder

  • The milk is well kept, the bread and candies are under glass, and "butterine" is not sold as butter.

    A Handbook of Health

    Woods Hutchinson

  • Argyll brought his massive mind to bear on Butterine; Granville toyed with the subject; and Wemyss was more than usually emphatic.

  • There was usually a rump steak and potatoes, bread and "creamery" butterine, and the inevitable New England doughnuts.

  • Make a crust of one half pound of Armour's Butterine and one pound of flour.