- of the nature of, resembling, or containing butter.
Origin of butyraceous
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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
At lower temperatures it becomes concrete and butyraceous; and afterwards fuses at 90°.
- of, containing, or resembling butter
C17 butyr-, from Latin būtyrum butter + -aceous
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- Buttery in consistency.
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