oleomargarine

or o·le·o·mar·ga·rin

[ oh-lee-oh-mahr-juh-rin, -reen, -mahrj-rin, -reen ]
/ ˌoʊ li oʊˈmɑr dʒə rɪn, -ˌrin, -ˈmɑrdʒ rɪn, -rin /
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noun

Origin of oleomargarine

From the French word oléomargarine, dating back to 1870–75. See oleo-, margarine

Related forms

o·le·o·mar·gar·ic [oh-lee-oh-mahr-gahr-ik] /ˌoʊ li oʊ mɑrˈgɑr ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oleomargarine

oleomargarine

oleomargarin (ˌəʊlɪəʊˈmɑːdʒərɪn)

/ (ˌəʊlɪəʊˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn) /

noun

other names (esp US) for margarine

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