Definitions

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  • n. A white crystalline substance extracted from the fruit of the bay (Laurus nobilis), and consisting of a complex mixture of glycerin ethers of several organic acids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white crystalline substance extracted from the fruit of the bay (Laurus nobilis), and consisting of a complex mixture of glycerin ethers of several organic acids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fatty crystalline principle (C22H30O3) contained in the berries of the laurel.

Etymologies

Compare French laurine (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of the above the most important from a soap-maker's point of view are stearin, palmitin, olein and laurin, as these predominate in the fats and oils generally used in that industry.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • Samuel Levin said: Wow, this girl laurin is right!

    State News Top Stories

  • laurin c-------thanks. as far as Ninja vs pirates I dont quite follow. i'll take ninja over pirates personally but i think both are done wrong most of the time. and for hevan sakes screw penguines.

    NINJA ARMOR

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