margarine

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French margarine(margarin), from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης(margarítēs, pearl).

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Noun[edit]

margarine ‎(usually uncountable, plural margarines)

  1. A spread, manufactured from a blend of vegetable oils (some of which are hydrogenated), emulsifiers etc, mostly used as a substitute for butter.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μάργαρον(márgaron, pearl) with the suffix -ine

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

margarine f ‎(plural margarines)

  1. margarine

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

margarine f pl

  1. plural of margarina

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