Definition of butyraceous in English:


Syllabification: bu·tyr·a·ceous
Pronunciation: /ˌbyo͞otəˈrāSHəs


  • Of or like butter.
    More example sentences
    • Clearly, the selection process for membership ensures the selection of balbutient loggerheads with butyraceous brains jectigating in the reniform hallways of mediocrity.
    • Palm oil is of a butyraceous consistence, of a reddish-yellow or orange-yellow color, and a pleasant odor.
    • The flowers yield their active properties to water by infusion, and when distilled give over a small proportion of volatile oil, which on cooling assumes a butyraceous consistence and contains an appreciable portion of ammonia.

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