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glyceride (n.)

compound of glycerol and organic acids, 1864; see glycerin + -ide.

updated on March 18, 2015

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Definitions of glyceride from WordNet

glyceride (n.)
an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils;
fresh fats contain glycerides of fatty acids and very little free acid
Synonyms: acylglycerol
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