Butyric definition

byo͝o-tîrĭk
Relating to, containing, or derived from butter.
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Relating to or derived from butyric acid.
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Of or obtained from butter.
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Of or pertaining to butyric acid.
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(rare) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of butter.
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(organic chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or derived from butyric acid or any of the isomeric univalent radicals of formula C3H7CO2-
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Origin of butyric

  • From Latin būtȳrum butter butter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition