[ byoo-tuh-rey-shuh s ]
/ ˌbyu təˈreɪ ʃəs /
of the nature of, resembling, or containing butter.
Words nearby butyraceous
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Examples from the Web for butyraceous
By agitation with water, it is separated into two oils—one lighter, the other heavier, than water; the last is butyraceous.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
At lower temperatures it becomes concrete and butyraceous; and afterwards fuses at 90°.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for butyraceous
/ (ˌbjuːtɪˈreɪʃəs) /
of, containing, or resembling butter
Word Origin for butyraceous
C17 butyr-, from Latin būtyrum butter + -aceous
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Medicine definitions for butyraceous
[ byōō′tə-rā′shəs ]
Buttery in consistency.
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