monounsaturate
noun see monounsaturated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • monounsaturate — /mon oh un sach euhr it/, n. a monounsaturated fat or fatty acid, as olive oil. [MONO + UNSATURATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • monounsaturate — noun A monounsaturated oil, or fatty acid …   Wiktionary

  • monounsaturate — mono·un·sat·u·rate .män ō .ən sach ə rət n a monounsaturated oil or fatty acid …   Medical dictionary

  • monounsaturate — mono·unsaturate …   English syllables

  • monounsaturate — mon•o•un•sat•u•rate [[t]ˌmɒn oʊ ʌnˈsætʃ ər ɪt[/t]] n. nut a monounsaturated fat or fatty acid, as olive oil • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • monounsaturate — noun see monounsaturated * * * /mon oh un sach euhr it/, n. a monounsaturated fat or fatty acid, as olive oil. [MONO + UNSATURATE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • monounsaturated — adjective Date: circa 1939 containing one double or triple bond per molecule used especially of an oil, fat, or fatty acid; compare polyunsaturated • monounsaturate noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monounsaturated — [män΄ō un sach′ə rāt΄id] adj. designating or of an organic compound, esp. an oil or fatty acid, having only one double bond: see POLYUNSATURATED, SATURATED (sense 4) monounsaturate [män΄ō un sach′ərət] n …   English World dictionary

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