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ester

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Es=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

estern. [A word invented by L. Gmelin, a German chemist.].
     An ethereal salt, or compound ether, consisting of an organic radical united with the residue of any oxygen acid, organic or inorganic; thus the natural fats are esters of glycerin and the fatty acids, oleic, etc.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ester, n. Chem. any of a class of organic compounds produced by replacing the hydrogen of an acid by an alkyl, aryl, etc. radical, many of which occur naturally as oils and fats.

Derivative
esterify v.tr. (-ies, -ied).
Etymology
G, prob. f. Essig vinegar + {Auml}ther ether

THESAURUS

ester

animal oil, cerate, drying oil, essential oil, fat, fatty oil, fixed oil, glycerin, glycerin jelly, glycerogel, glycerogelatin, glycerol, glycerole, grease, hydrogenated fat, lipid, margarin, mineral oil, oil, olein, oleum, palmitin, polyunsaturated fat, sebum, stearin, tallow, triolein, tripalmitin, tristearin, unsaturated fat, vegetable oil, volatile oil

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