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1. Relating to, containing, or derived from butter.
2. Relating to or derived from butyric acid.

[From Latin būtȳrum, butter; see butter.]


(byuˈtɪr ɪk)

pertaining to or derived from butyric acid.
[1820–30; < Latin būtȳr(um) butter + -ic]
bu•tyr′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.butyric - relating to or producing butyric acid
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