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mar·ga·rine

also mar·ga·rin  (mär′jər-ĭn)
n.
A fatty solid butter substitute consisting of a blend of hydrogenated vegetable oils mixed with emulsifiers, vitamins, coloring matter, and other ingredients.

[French, from Greek margaron, pearl, probably back-formation from margarītēs; see margarite.]

margarine

(ˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn; ˌmɑːɡə-)
n
(Cookery) a substitute for butter, prepared from vegetable and animal fats by emulsifying them with water and adding small amounts of milk, salt, vitamins, colouring matter, etc
[C19: from margaric]

mar•ga•rine

(ˈmɑr dʒər ɪn, -dʒəˌrin, ˈmɑrdʒ rɪn)

n.
a butterlike product made of refined vegetable oils blended sometimes with animal fats and emulsified usu. with water or milk.
[1870–75, Amer.; < French: orig., a glyceride of margaric acid =(acide) margar(ique) + -ine -ine2]

Oleomargarine

The original name of what is now called Margarine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.margarine - a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for buttermargarine - a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
stick - a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
paste, spread - a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
trans fatty acid - a fatty acid that has been produced by hydrogenating an unsaturated fatty acid (and so changing its shape); found in processed foods such as margarine and fried foods and puddings and commercially baked goods and partially hydrogenated vegetable oils
Translations
margarín
margarine
margariini
margarin
margarin
smjörlíki
マーガリン
마가린
margarinas
margarīns
margarín
margarina
margarin
มาการีน
bơ thực vật

margarine

[ˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn] Nmargarina f

margarine

[ˌmɑːrdʒəˈriːn] nmargarine f

margarine

, marge (inf)
nMargarine f

margarine

[ˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn] nmargarina

margarine

(ˈmaːdʒəriːn) noun
(abbreviation marge (maːdʒ) ) a butter-like substance made mainly from vegetable fats. We use margarine instead of butter.

margarine

مَرْغَرِينٌ margarín margarine Margarine μαργαρίνη margarina margariini margarine margarin margarina マーガリン 마가린 margarine margarin margaryna margarina маргарин margarin มาการีน margarin bơ thực vật 人造黄油

margarine

n margarina