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margarine

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Noun
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mar=ga=rine

CIDE DICTIONARY

margarinen. [F.; see margarin.].
  •  A processed food product used as an inexpensive substitute for butter, made primarily from refined vegetable oils, sometimes including animal fats, and churned with skim milk to form a semisolid emulsion; also called oleomargarine; artificial butter.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
    "The word margarine shall mean all substances, whether compounds or otherwise, prepared in imitation of butter, and whether mixed with butter or not."  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  Margarin.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

margarine, n. a butter-substitute made from vegetable oils or animal fats with milk etc.

Etymology
F, misapplication of a chem. term, f. margarique f. Gk margaron pearl

THESAURUS

margarine

butter, buttermilk, certified milk, cheese, condensed milk, cream, dairy products, ghee, half-and-half, heavy cream, light cream, milk, nonfat dry milk, oleo, oleomargarine, raw milk, skim milk, sour cream, whey, whipping cream, yogurt

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