butterfat definition

  • noun:
    • The natural fat of milk from where butter is manufactured, consisting largely of glycerides of oleic, stearic, and palmitic acids.
    • the fatty aspects of butter
    • the fatty substance of milk from which butter is created.
    • unwanted fat which enters the structure of butter: really an assortment of 68 %. of palmitin and 30 % of olein.
    • the fatty material of milk where butter is created

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