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- n. An instrument for determining the amount of butterfat in milk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for determining the amount of butter fat contained in a given sample of milk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of lactometer for ascertaining the quantity of buttery matter any particular milk contains.
Latin lac, lactis, milk + English butyrometer. (Wiktionary)
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