BHT

noun
\ ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈtē How to pronounce BHT (audio) \

Definition of BHT

: a phenolic antioxidant C15H24O used especially to preserve fats and oils in food

First Known Use of BHT

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for BHT

butylated hydroxytoluene

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BHT

noun
\ ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈtē How to pronounce BHT (audio) \

Medical Definition of BHT

: a phenolic antioxidant C15H24O used especially to preserve fats and oils in food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals

called also butylated hydroxytoluene

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