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Word of the Day 10/04/20 Butyraceous

Butyraceous (adjective)
butyraceous [ byoo-tuh-rey-shuhs ]


adjective
1. of the nature of, resembling, or containing butter.

WORDS RELATED TO BUTYRACEOUS
buttery, waxy, slippery, creamy, oiled, lubricant, lustrous, polished, rich, sleek, smooth, soapy, soothing, swimming, unctuous, adipose, oleaginous, lardy, lubricative, lubricous

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Origin: 1660–70; < Latin būtȳr(um) butter + -aceous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTYRACEOUS
By agitation with water, it is separated into two oils—one lighter, the other heavier, than water; the last is butyraceous.
COOLEY'S PRACTICAL RECEIPTS, VOLUME II|ARNOLD COOLEY

At lower temperatures it becomes concrete and butyraceous; and afterwards fuses at 90°.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINES|ANDREW URE

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