oleomargarine

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o·le·o·mar·ga·rine

 (ō′lē-ō-mär′jə-rĭn, -rēn′)
n.
Margarine.

oleomargarine

(ˌəʊlɪəʊˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn) or

oleomargarin

n
(Cookery) other names (esp US) for margarine

o•le•o•mar•ga•rine

(ˌoʊ li oʊˈmɑr dʒə rɪn, -ˌrin, -ˈmɑrdʒ rɪn, -rin)

n.
Older Use. margarine.
[1870–75; < French oléomargarine]

Oleomargarine

The original name of what is now called Margarine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oleomargarine - a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butteroleomargarine - 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

oleomargarine

n (esp US) → Margarine f