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- n. The triglyceride of capric acid; a constituent of butterfat
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A substance found in butter, which, with butyrin and caprone, gives the butter its peculiar taste and odor. It is a compound of capric acid and glycerin, or a caprate of glycerin.
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