Butyraceous
Butyraceous Bu`ty*ra"ceous, a. [L. butyrum butter. See {Butter}.] Having the qualities of butter; resembling butter. [1913 Webster]

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  • butyraceous — [byo͞ot΄ər ā′shəs] adj. [L butyrum (see BUTTER) + ACEOUS] of, like, or producing butter …   English World dictionary

  • butyraceous — /byooh teuh ray sheuhs/, adj. of the nature of, resembling, or containing butter. [1660 70; < L butyr(um) BUTTER + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • butyraceous — adjective Of, pertaining to or containing butter; buttery …   Wiktionary

  • butyraceous — Buttery in consistency. * * * bu·ty·ra·ceous (bu″tə raґshəs) of a buttery consistency …   Medical dictionary

  • butyraceous — adj. produces butter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • butyraceous — bu·tyr·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • butyraceous — bu•tyr•a•ceous [[t]ˌbyu təˈreɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. chem. of, resembling, or containing butter • Etymology: 1660–70; < L būtȳr(um) butter+ aceous …   From formal English to slang

  • butyraceous — Resembling butter …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • butyraceous — /ˌbjutəˈreɪʃəs/ (say .byoohtuh rayshuhs) adjective of the nature of, resembling, or containing butter. {Latin būtyrum butter + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • butyraceous — adjective having the qualities of butter or yielding or containing a substance like butter • Pertains to noun: ↑butterfat • Derivationally related forms: ↑butter …   Useful english dictionary

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