oleomargarine


oleomargarine

noun

  1. margarine.

noun

  1. other names (esp US) for margarine

n.1873, “butter substitute made from beef fat,” from French oléomargarine (1854), from oléine (from Latin oleum “oil” + -ine, after glycerine) + margarine. It was regarded as a chemical compound of olein and margarine.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

44 queries 0.945