Palmitin Pal"mi*tin, n. [So called because abundant in palm oil.] (Physiol. Chem.) A solid crystallizable fat, found abundantly in animals and in vegetables. It occurs mixed with stearin and olein in the fat of animal tissues, with olein and butyrin in butter, with olein in olive oil, etc. Chemically, it is a glyceride of palmitic acid, three molecules of palmitic acid being united to one molecule of glyceryl, and hence it is technically called {tripalmitin}, or {glyceryl tripalmitate}. [1913 Webster]

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  • palmitin — noun Etymology: French palmitine, probably from palmite pith of the palm tree, from Spanish palmito Date: 1855 an ester of glycerol and palmitic acid; especially a solid ester found in animal fats …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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