Butterine


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butterine

(ˈbʌtəˌriːn; -rɪn)
n
(Cookery) an artificial butter made partly from milk
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Butterine

Butter mixed with a little Oleomargarine to improve flavor.
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For example, in one issue, the precursor for margarine, called "Butterine," was discussed.
Manufacturers experimented with alternatives to butter throughout the decade, of which butterine was the most popular.