butyrin

butyrin

[byoo-ter-in]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, liquid ester present in butter, formed from glycerin and butyric acid.

Origin:
1820–30; butyr(ic) + (glycer)in

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butyrin (ˈbjuːtɪrɪn)
 
n
a colourless liquid ester or oil found in butter. It is formed from butyric acid and glycerine
 
[C20: from butyr(ic acid + glycer)in(e)]

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