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triolein

[trahy-oh-lee-in] /traɪˈoʊ li ɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
olein (def 1).
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; tri- + olein
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  • For simplicity, consider an oil such as soybean oil to consist of pure triolein.
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triolein

/traɪˈəʊlɪɪn/
noun
1.
a naturally occurring glyceride of oleic acid, found in fats and oils. Formula: (C17H33COO)3C3H5 Also called olein
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