Definition of glycerin
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Look for humectants that draw moisture to the top layer of your skin, like glycerin, hyaluronic acid, urea, lanolin, dimethicone, and petrolatum, says Dr. Levin.
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Origin and Etymology of glycerin
French glycérine, from Greek glykeros sweet; akin to Greek glykys
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
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Definition of glycerin for English Language Learners
: a thick, sweet, clear liquid used in making medicines, food, soap, etc.
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