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acetostearin

[uh-see-toh-stee-uh-rin, -steer-in, as-i-toh-] /əˌsi toʊˈsti ə rɪn, -ˈstɪər ɪn, ˌæs ɪ toʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
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a waxlike, nongreasy solid, C 23 H 44 O 5 : used chiefly as a food preservative and as a plasticizer.
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