Definition of butyrin in English:


Syllabification: bu·ty·rin
Pronunciation: /ˈbyo͞otərin/

Entry from US English dictionary


  • Any of three glyceryl esters of butyric acid found naturally in butter.
    • Chemical formula: C3H5(C3H4O2)3

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