butter-fat

butterfat

[buht-er-fat]
noun
butter; milk fat; a mixture of glycerides, mainly butyrin, olein, and palmitin.

Origin:
1885–90; butter + fat

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butterfat (ˈbʌtəˌfæt)
 
n
the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made, consisting of a mixture of glycerides, mainly butyrin, olein, and palmitin

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