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Meaning of MARGARINE

Pronunciation:  'mârjurin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
 

MARGARINE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: margarin, marge, oleo, oleomargarine
 
 See Also: paste, spread, trans fatty acid, vegetable oil

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar"ga*rine\, n. [F.]
1. Artificial butter; oleomargarine.

         The word margarine shall mean all substances,
         whether compounds or otherwise, prepared in
         imitation of butter, and whether mixed with butter
         or not.                               --Margarine
                                               Act, 1887 (50
                                               & 51 Vict. c.
                                               29).

2. Margarin.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: butter, buttermilk, certified milk, cheese, condensed milk, cream, dairy products, ghee, half-and-half, heavy cream, light cream, milk, nonfat dry milk, oleo, oleomargarine, raw milk, skim milk, sour cream, whey, whipping cream, yogurt
 

 

 

 

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