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butyrin

[byoo-ter-in] /ˈbyu tər ɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, liquid ester present in butter, formed from glycerin and butyric acid.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; butyr(ic) + (glycer)in
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butyrin

/ˈbjuːtɪrɪn/
noun
1.
a colourless liquid ester or oil found in butter. It is formed from butyric acid and glycerine
Word Origin
C20: from butyr(ic acid + glycer)in(e)
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