glycerine

glycerin (ˈɡlɪsərɪn)

/ (ˈɡlɪsərɪn, ˌɡlɪsəˈriːn) /

noun

another name (not in technical usage) for glycerol

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Word Origin for glycerine

C19: from French glycérine, from Greek glukeros sweet + -ine -in; related to Greek glukus sweet
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