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- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, fat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, fat. The word was formerly used specifically to designate a supposed acid obtained by the oxidation of oleic acid, tallow, wax, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound, probably identical with succinic acid, said to be formed by the oxidation of oleic acid.
Compare lipid. (Wiktionary)