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  • adj. The major trans fat found in hydrogenated vegetable oils, also occurring in small amounts in caprine and bovine milk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a fatty acid isomeric with oleic acid, and obtained from it by the action of nitrous acid.

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

  • n. a monounsaturated fatty acid that has the same structure as oleic acid except that it is a trans fatty acid; the major trans fatty acid in margarine and fried foods

Etymologies

See elaine oleic acid. (Wiktionary)

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