Definition of butterfat in English:

butterfat

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtəfat
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The natural fat contained in milk and dairy products.
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    • 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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