Origin of oleomargarine
Examples from the Web for oleomargarine
The main objection to oleomargarine and butterine is that they are sold as butter.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value
In the manufacture of oleomargarine the same principle is utilized.Outlines of dairy bacteriology
H. L. Russell
This pressed fat is called "Oleo" hence the name "Oleomargarine."The Kitchen Encyclopedia
After they are churned, the oleomargarine is worked, salted, and packed in the same manner as butter.
Before using the oleomargarine, this coloring matter is simply worked into the fat until it is evenly colored.
- other names (esp US) for margarine
Word Origin and History for oleomargarine
1873, "butter substitute made from beef fat," from French oléomargarine (1854), from oléine (from Latin oleum "oil" + -ine, after glycerine) + margarine. It was regarded as a chemical compound of olein and margarine.