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butterfat

noun but·ter·fat \-ˌfat\

: the natural fat of milk from which butter is made

Full Definition of BUTTERFAT

:  the natural fat of milk and chief constituent of butter consisting essentially of a mixture of glycerides (as those derived from butyric, capric, caproic, and caprylic acids)
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First Known Use of BUTTERFAT

1889
BUTTERFAT Defined for Kids

butterfat

noun but·ter·fat \ˈbə-tər-ˌfat\

Definition of BUTTERFAT for Kids

:  the natural fat of milk that is the chief ingredient of butter
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butterfat

noun but·ter·fat \-ˌfat\

Medical Definition of BUTTERFAT

:  the natural fat of milk and chief constituent of butter consisting essentially of a mixture of glycerides (as butyrin, olein, and palmitin)

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