stearin


stea·rin

noun \ˈstē-ə-rən, ˈsti(ə)r-ən\

Definition of STEARIN

1
: an ester of glycerol and stearic acid C3H5(C18H35O2)3 that is a predominant constituent of many hard fats
2
also stea·rine \same or ˈstē-ə-ˌrēn, ˈsti(ə)r-ˌēn\ : the solid portion of a fat

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