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- n. A glyceride of valeric acid, found in butter, dolphin oil, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A salt of valeric acid with glycerin, occurring in butter, dolphin oil, etc., and forming an oily liquid with a slightly unpleasant odor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The general name for the three compounds formed by the action of valeric acid on glycerol. They are all colorless, oily, neutral liquids, C3H7O2(OCOC4H9), C3H6O(OCOC4H9)2, and C3H5(OCOC4H9)3, respectively.
Blend of valeric and glycerin (Wiktionary)