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but·ter

(bŭt'ĕr),
1. A coherent mass of milk fat, obtained by churning or shaking cream until the separate fat globules run together, leaving a liquid residue, buttermilk.
2. A soft solid having more or less the consistency of butter.
[L. butyrum, G. boutyros, prob. fr. bous, cow, + tyros, cheese]

butter

a soft, solid substance, such as the oily mass produced by churning cream.

butter

Drug slang
A regional term for:
(1) Marijuana.
(2) Crack cocaine.
 
Nutrition
An oily, unctuous substance obtained from dairy products by churning, commonly used for cooking or as a condiment.

but·ter

(bŭt'ĕr)
1. A coherent emulsion of milk fat, obtained by churning or shaking cream until the separate fat globules run together, leaving a liquid residue, buttermilk.
2. A soft solid having the consistency of butter.
[L. butyrum, G. boutyros, prob. fr. bous, cow, + tyros, cheese]
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