margarine


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Are you wondering if margarine is a healthful choice?
The scandal over supplying the Armenian army with margarine instead of butter continues to gain momentum.
Among those who used just one type of spreadable fat, every teaspoon per day of tub margarine instead of butter was linked to an 8 percent lower risk of heart attack.
I thought it important to bring your attention the facts about margarine: it is all but extinct in the UK, there are very few margarine products now available on the shelves.
Tenders are invited for Purchase Eggs, Refined Oils, Margarine, Rice, Soft Drinks
USDA-ARS scientists were able to successfully prepare margarine from organogels formed with plant wax and soybean oil.
INGREDIENTS: Shortcrust pastry: 75g margarine 150g plain flour A few spoonfuls of cold water Filling: 100g caster sugar 50g margarine 2 eggs 6 tbsp crushed digestive biscuits 200g mixed fruit 12 glace cherries Topping: 200g icing sugar Water METHOD: Make the pastry by combining the flour and margarine, then gradually add water to form the dough.
Today on Tablet, Taffy Brodesser-Akner has a message about margarine.
I''ve tried searching for 'paper in margarine tubs'', ''margarine paper'' and even 'margarine packaging''.
There, for decades, it's been illegal for restaurants, prisons and schools to substitute margarine for butter unless a customer requests it.
For topping melt 25g margarine and the cane sugar in a bowl in microwave.
PROPOINTS' VALUE PER SERVING: 4 SERVINGS: 20 PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 20 mins LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy Ingredients: * 5 sprays of caloriecontrolled cooking spray * 125g hard margarine * 80g icing sugar * 1 level tsp vanilla extract * 180g white, self-raising flour * 30g cornflour * 1 pinch of salt For the filling: * 40g margarine (at room temperature) * 80g icing sugar * 1/2 teaspoons (level) vanilla extract * 50g Weight Watchers reduced sugar strawberry jam * 2 tsp icing sugar for dusting Instructions * Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180C/fan oven 160C.