Definition of Margarine

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

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



Definition of Margarine

1. n. Artificial butter; oleomargarine.

Definition of Margarine

1. Noun. A spread, manufactured from a blend of vegetable oils (some of which are hydrogenated), emulsifiers etc, mostly used as a substitute for butter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Margarine

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Margarine

1. A butterlike product made of refined vegetable oils, sometimes blended with animal fats, and emulsified usually with water or milk. It is used as a butter substitute. Chemical name: Margarine (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Margarine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"margarine is the legalized and therefore legitimate butter- ... The substitution of margarine for butter is frequent, in spite of all legal enactments ..."

2. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1907)
"Therefore margarine means everything that is sold in imitation 1902- of butter without ... In asking for margarine he has asked Act< 1875— for something in ..."

3. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"831), this being the fatty matter obtained on melting margarine and ... The most important conditions to be observed in the margarine industry are the ..."

4. The Book of Butter: A Text on the Nature, Manufacture and Marketing of the by Edward Sewall Guthrie (1918)
"Butter and margarine. — Comparing margarine and butter ... These make margarine inferior to butter in value, but as the price is also lower, good margarine ..."

5. The Book of Butter: A Text on the Nature, Manufacture and Marketing of the by Edward Sewall Guthrie (1918)
"Butter and margarine. — Comparing margarine and butter ... These make margarine inferior to butter in value, but as the price is also lower, good margarine ..."

6. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1896)
"The object of the Act is to protect the public from having margarine palmed off on them as ... The Act applies to everybody dealing in margarine for profit. ..."

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