from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In chem., a salt of margaric acid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physiol. Chem.) A compound of the so-called margaric acid with a base.
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- noun chemistry Any
saltor esterof margaric acid.
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This consists of a margarate or stearate of ammonium with lime, oxide of iron, potash, certain fatty acids, and a yellowish odorous matter.
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