glycerine

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Etymology[edit]

From French glycérine, from Ancient Greek γλυκερός ‎(glukerós, sweet) (compare γλυκύς ‎(glukús, sweet)).

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glycerine ‎(uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) The common name for glycerol.

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