margarine

[ mahr-jer-in, -juh-reen, mahrj-rin ]SEE DEFINITION OF margarine

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Margarine and chlesterine, carbonates, sulphates, and ptomaines!

Margarine and jam were severely relegated to the list of luxuries.

His face was also like margarine, but of adulterated margarine, certainly.

Cocoanut butter is a cheap and excellent substitute for margarine or butter.

Hastily she made the tea and went up with it and the bread and margarine.

And as far as the butter goes, it isnt butter—its margarine.

It sounds like margarine, she cried, in distasteful reference to the balm.

Byproducts of the slaughterhouses for tanneries, soap, margarine.

In 1913 Holland exported 308 tons of margarine to Belgium and to Germany 401 tons.

The missus says weve got to economize, so weve to have margarine at meals in the kitchen.

WORD ORIGIN

butter substitute, 1873, from French margarine (see margarine). Invented 1869 by French scientist Hippolyte Mège-Mouries and made in part from edible fats and oils.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MARGARINE

butter

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