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Noun: margarin  maa(r)-ju-rin
  1. A glyceryl ester of margaric acid
    - glycerol trimargarate
     
  2. A spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
    - margarine, oleo [N. Amer], oleomargarine [Brit, Cdn], marge [Brit]

Derived forms: margarins

Type of: glyceryl ester, paste, spread

Encyclopedia: Margarin