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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The crystalline constituent of oil of nutmeg: a glyceride of myristic acid.

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

  • noun (Chem.) The myristate of glycerin, -- found as a vegetable fat in nutmeg butter, etc.

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  • noun organic chemistry The myristate of glycerin, found as a vegetable fat in nutmeg butter, etc.

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