adjective stear·ic \(ˈ)stē¦arik, ˈstir-\

Definition of stearic

  1. 1 :  relating to, obtained from, or resembling stearin or tallow

  2. 2 :  of or relating to stearic acid or its derivatives stearic esters

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Origin and Etymology of stearic

French stéarique, from Greek stear fat, tallow + French -ique -ic — more at stone

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a brief usually trivial fact

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