margarin margarin


  1. (n) a glyceryl ester of margaric acid
  2. (n) a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter


  1. Generations of butter lovers have held that margarine should not qualify as a food.
  2. Latest research reveals that the squishier the margarine, the better it is for you.
  3. The reason: margarine, made chiefly of cottonseed oil, is worth $80 million a year to cotton planters.
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