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ˈbyu tər ɪnbu·tyrin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. butyrinnoun

    any of three glycerides of butyric acid


  1. butyrinnoun

    The triglyceride of butyric acid; the principal constituent of butterfat


  1. butyrin

    Butyrin is a glyceryl ester that is naturally present in animal fats as well as in some types of plant oils. It is derived from butyric acid, which is a short-chain fatty acid that has various health benefits. Butyrin is particularly high in butter, giving it its name. The substance is used in various applications, including as a flavoring agent in the food industry and as a permeability enhancer in drug delivery systems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Butyrinnoun

    a butyrate of glycerin; a fat contained in small quantity in milk, which helps to give to butter its peculiar flavor


  1. Butyrin

    Butyrin, also known as tributyrin, is a triglyceride naturally present in butter. It is an ester composed of butyric acid and glycerol. Among other things, it is used as an ingredient in making margarine. It is present in butter and can be described as a liquid fat with an acrid taste. Tributyrin is also used in microbiological laboratories to identify the bacterium Moraxella catarrhalis. Tributyrin is a stable and rapidly absorbed prodrug of butyric acid which enhances antiproliferative effects of dihydroxycholecalciferol in human colon cancer cells.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of butyrin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of butyrin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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