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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ester of a sweet syrupy hygroscopic trihydroxy alcohol usually obtained by the saponification of fats.

Usage examples (7)
  • The first mixed glyceride to be discovered was oleodistearin,
  • The Goal: Chemically speaking, vegetable oil is a tri-glyceride.
  • It is not repellent, it is some form of lard or long chain poly-glyceride that one goops onto the skin.
  • KALICKOV, M. and HADZIJSKI, Cv. (1963) An investigation of Fructus anisi and its essential and glyceride oils. for more
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