Margarine

Mar"ga*rine

(mr"j*rn; mr`j*rn"), n. [F.; see margarin.] 1. A processed food product used as an inexpensive substitute for butter, made primarily from refined vegetable oils, sometimes including animal fats, and churned with skim milk to form a semisolid emulsion; also called oleomargarine; artificial butter.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

The word margarine shall mean all substances, whether compounds or otherwise, prepared in imitation of butter, and whether mixed with butter or not.
Margarine Act, 1887 (50 & 51 Vict. c. 29).
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Margarin.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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