butylated hydroxyanisole

noun
butylated hy·​droxy·​an·​i·​sole | \ -(ˌ)hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈa-nə-ˌsōl How to pronounce butylated hydroxyanisole (audio) \

Definition of butylated hydroxyanisole

: bha

Examples of butylated hydroxyanisole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For many shoppers, seeing rosemary extract on the package is preferable to seeing the preservatives butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) or butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA). Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 27 June 2021

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First Known Use of butylated hydroxyanisole

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for butylated hydroxyanisole

hydroxy + anise + -ole

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The first known use of butylated hydroxyanisole was in 1949

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“Butylated hydroxyanisole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butylated%20hydroxyanisole. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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butylated hydroxyanisole

noun
bu·​tyl·​at·​ed hy·​droxy·​an·​i·​sole | \ ˌbyüt-ᵊl-ˌāt-əd-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈan-ə-ˌsōl How to pronounce butylated hydroxyanisole (audio) \

Medical Definition of butylated hydroxyanisole

: bha

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