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

  • n. See stearin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The triglyceride of stearic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See stearin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A glycerol ester containing three stearic acid radicals: a white crystalline non-volatile solid with a fatty feel, which makes up a large portion of certain solid fats, like tallow.

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

  • n. a triglyceride of stearic acid

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