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Definition of: butter

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(butər) noun
1. The fatty constituent of milk, separated by churning into a soft, whitish-yellow solid; also, this substance prepared and processed for cooking and table use.
2. A substance having the consistency or other qualities of butter, as the chlorides of some metals, a fruit preserve of a semisolid consistency: apple butter, and certain easily fused vegetable oils: peanut butter.
—to look as if butter would not melt in one's mouth
To look innocent.

1. To put butter on.
2. Colloq. To flatter: usually with up.
—to know which side one's bread is buttered on
To be aware of the true sources of one's fortune or security and to behave accordingly.
[OE butere, ult. <Gk. boutyron <bous cow + tyros cheese]

Definition of: butter

(butər) noun
A person or animal that butts.

Most often used phrases:

clarified butter
melted butter
butter factory
shea butter
milk butter
butter cheese
butter milk
butter cream
butter sugar
bread butter
hot butter
cheese butter
butter eggs
yak butter
butter chicken

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