butylated hydroxytoluene

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butylated hy·drox·y·tol·u·ene

 (hī-drŏk′sē-tŏl′yo͞o-ēn′)
n.
BHT.
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BHT

butylated hydroxytoluene: the antioxidant C15H24O, used to retard rancidity in products containing fat or oil.
[1960–65]
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