polyunsaturate

[ pol-ee-uhn-sach-er-it, -uh-reyt ]
/ ˌpɒl i ʌnˈsætʃ ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt /

noun

a polyunsaturated fat or fatty acid.

Nearby words

  1. polytrichia,
  2. polytriglyph,
  3. polytrophic,
  4. polytunnel,
  5. polytypic,
  6. polyunsaturated,
  7. polyurethane,
  8. polyurethanes,
  9. polyuria,
  10. polyvalent

Origin of polyunsaturate

First recorded in 1945–50; back formation from polyunsaturated

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