Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from palmitic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or obtained from, palmitin or palm oil. It is readily soluble in hot alcohol, and melts to a liquid oil at 62° C.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or obtained from palm-oil. Also palmic.

Etymologies

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From Latin palma ("palm tree").

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