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margarine

noun mar·ga·rine \ˈmär-jə-rən, -ˌrēn; ˈmärj-rən\

: a food that resembles butter and is made from vegetable oils

Full Definition of MARGARINE

:  a food product made usually from vegetable oils churned with ripened skim milk to a smooth emulsion and used like butter

Origin of MARGARINE

French, ultimately from Greek margaron pearl, probably back-formation from margaritēs
First Known Use: 1836

margarine

noun mar·ga·rine \ˈmärj-(ə-)rən, -ə-ˌrēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MARGARINE

:  a food product made usually from vegetable oils churned with ripened skim milk to a smooth emulsion, often fortified with vitamins A and D, and used as a substitute for butter

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