destearinate

transitive verb
de·​ste·​a·​rin·​ate | \ (ˈ)dē¦stēərə̇ˌnāt, -stir- \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of destearinate

: to remove the lower melting-point components from (a fatty oil)

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History and Etymology for destearinate

de- + stearin + -ate

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“Destearinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/destearinate. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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