stearic

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

Definition of stearic 

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

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

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History and Etymology for stearic

French stéarique, from Greek stear fat, tallow + French -ique -ic

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stearic

stearic acid

stearin

stearin pitch

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