Origin of stearin
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Historical Examples of stearin
Olein is a liquid at ordinary temperature, while stearin is solid.Encyclopedia of Diet
It contains about 60% of olein and 40% of palmitin and stearin.
This is obtained from stearin (see below), by saponification.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The melting point of stearin appears to undergo changes and suggests the existence of distinct modifications.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture
W. H. Simmons
Stearin is a white crystalline substance, sparingly soluble in alcohol and ether, but insoluble in water.The Stock-Feeder's Manual
Charles Alexander Cameron
Word Origin for stearin
white crystalline compound found in animal and vegetable fats, 1817, from French stéarine, coined by French chemist Marie-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889) from Greek stear (genitive steatos) "tallow, fat" (see stone (n.)). Stearic acid (1831) is a partial translation of French acide stéarique.