margarin

noun

mar·​ga·​rin
ˈmärgərə̇n
plural -s
: a glycerol ester of margaric acid
especially : glycerol tri-margarate

Word History

Etymology

French margarine, from Greek margaron pearl + French -ine -in

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“Margarin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/margarin. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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