Otoba fat
Otoba fat O*to"ba fat` (Chem.) A colorless buttery substance obtained from the fruit of {Myristica otoba}, a species of nutmeg tree. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • otoba butter — otoba butter, o. fat The almost colourless oil expressed from the seeds of Myristica Otoba, a species of nutmeg tree (Syd. Soc. Lex.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myristica otoba — Otoba fat O*to ba fat (Chem.) A colorless buttery substance obtained from the fruit of {Myristica otoba}, a species of nutmeg tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • o. fat — otoba butter, o. fat The almost colourless oil expressed from the seeds of Myristica Otoba, a species of nutmeg tree (Syd. Soc. Lex.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • C14H28O2 — Myristic My*ris tic (m[i^]*r[i^]s t[i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the nutmeg ({Myristica}). Specifically, designating an acid ({C14H28O2}) found in nutmeg oil and otoba fat, and extracted as a white crystalline waxy substance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myristic — My*ris tic (m[i^]*r[i^]s t[i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the nutmeg ({Myristica}). Specifically, designating an acid ({C14H28O2}) found in nutmeg oil and otoba fat, and extracted as a white crystalline waxy substance. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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