Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resembling butter in appearance, consistency, or chemical properties.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the quality of butter; resembling butter; consisting of or containing butter. Also butyrous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the qualities of butter; resembling butter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to or containing butter; buttery

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having the qualities of butter or yielding or containing a substance like butter

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin būtȳrum, butter; see butter + –aceous.]

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