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stearic

[stee-ar-ik, steer-ik] /stiˈær ɪk, ˈstɪər ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to suet or fat.
2.
of or derived from stearic acid.
Origin of stearic
1825-1835
1825-35; stear- + -ic
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stearic

/stɪˈærɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to suet or fat
2.
of, consisting of, containing, or derived from stearic acid
Word Origin
C19: from French stéarique, from Greek stear fat, tallow
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