Definition of Oleomargarine

1. Noun. A spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.

Exact synonyms: Margarin, Margarine, Marge, Oleo
Terms within: Oil, Vegetable Oil, Trans Fatty Acid
Specialized synonyms: Stick
Generic synonyms: Paste, Spread

Definition of Oleomargarine

1. n. A liquid oil made from animal fats (esp. beef fat) by separating the greater portion of the solid fat or stearin, by crystallization. It is mainly a mixture of olein and palmitin with some little stearin.

Definition of Oleomargarine

1. Noun. (dated) margarine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oleomargarine

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Medical Definition of Oleomargarine

1. 1. A liquid oil made from animal fats (especially. Beef fat) by separating the greater portion of the solid fat or stearin, by crystallization. It is mainly a mixture of olein and palmitin with some little stearin. 2. An artificial butter made by churning this oil with more or less milk. Oleomargarine was wrongly so named, as it contains no margarin proper, but olein, palmitin, and stearin, a mixture of palmitin and stearin having formerly been called margarin by mistake. Origin: L. Oleum oil + E. Margarine, margarin Alternative forms: oleomargarin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oleomargarine

oleo
oleo-
oleo oil
oleocanthal
oleochemical
oleochemicals
oleochemistry
oleocystidia
oleocystidium
oleogomenol
oleogranuloma
oleograph
oleographs
oleogum
oleoma
oleomargarine (current term)
oleomargarines
oleometer
oleometers
oleone
oleopalmitate
oleophilic
oleophobic
oleophobicity
oleoptene
oleoptenes
oleoresin
oleoresin capiscum
oleoresinous
oleoresins

Literary usage of Oleomargarine

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1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1912)
"Kept, of Investigation of oleomargarine industry In Ohio, and In Chicago and ... Treats chiefly of evils resulting from oleomargarine and Imitation batter ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"the oleomargarine hereinafter referred to n waa made and sold by the plaintiff. ... The proportion of palm oil present in Baid oleomargarine was about '/i ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"police powere reserved to the several states and to the pepple of the United States. "(o) The act so arbitrarily discriminates against oleomargarine in ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"To this end the internal-revenue tax upon colored oleomargarine is increased ... The only question at issue is: 'Shall or shall not oleomargarine be colored ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1881)
"DETECTION OF oleomargarine. By P. CASAMAJOR. In the Moniteur Scientifique for April, 1881, is an article on Butter Analysis, in which are given the ..."

6. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1921)
"The oleomargarine law and reasons for its passage; by Edw. Brinton. ... Proposed VL law rel. to oleomargarine and other substitutes for butter. ..."

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