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margaric acid

noun mar·gar·ic acid \mär-ˌgar-ik-\

Definition of MARGARIC ACID

1
:  a crystalline synthetic fatty acid C17H34O2 intermediate between palmitic acid and stearic acid
2
:  a mixture of palmitic acid and stearic acid obtained from various natural fats, oils, and waxes
March 31, 2015
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