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butyric

[byoo-tir-ik] /byuˈtɪr ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
pertaining to or derived from butyric acid.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin būtȳr(um) butter + -ic
Related forms
butyrically, adverb
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Examples for butyric
  • The crew was ordered to the higher decks and armed with smoke bombs and bottles of butyric acid, which are mega stink bombs.

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