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butyrin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butyrin  \Bu"ty*rin\,  n.  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  A  butyrate  of  glycerin;  a  fat  contained  in  small  quantity  in 
  milk,  which  helps  to  give  to  butter  its  peculiar  flavor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  butyrin 
  n  :  any  of  three  glycerides  of  butyric  acid 




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