butylated hydroxyanisole


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

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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Word History


hydroxy + anise + -ole

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

butylated hydroxyanisole

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)
: bha
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