Definition of butterfat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbədərˌfat/


The natural fat contained in milk and dairy products.
Example sentences
  • All are made without the dairy derivatives lactose, butterfat, milk, whey and casein.
  • They supply well over half of India's milk and their butterfat is the major source of ghee.
  • Despite the various nutritional uses of milk and milk products, butterfat of which the fat is separated is also used as an ointment for women's skin and hair.

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Syllabification: but·ter·fat

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