butyraceous

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bu·ty·ra·ceous

 (byo͞o′tə-rā′shəs)
adj.
Resembling butter in appearance, consistency, or chemical properties.

[Latin būtȳrum, butter; see butter + -aceous.]

butyraceous

(ˌbjuːtɪˈreɪʃəs)
adj
of, containing, or resembling butter
[C17 butyr-, from Latin būtyrum butter + -aceous]

bu•tyr•a•ceous

(ˌbyu təˈreɪ ʃəs)

adj.
of, resembling, or containing butter.
[1660–70; < Latin būtȳr(um) butter + -aceous]
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Adj.1.butyraceous - having the qualities of butter or yielding or containing a substance like butter
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