trilaurin

noun

tri·​laurin
(ˈ)trī+
: the crystalline triglyceride C3H5(OOCC11H23)3 of lauric acid reported in laurel leaves and the fats of various seeds : glycerol tri-laurate

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary tri- + laurin

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“Trilaurin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trilaurin. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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