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butter

noun [U]     /ˈbʌt.ər/ US  /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/
A1 a pale yellow solid food containing a lot of fat that is made from cream and is spread on bread or used in cooking: We were served scones with butter and jam. Have some bread and butter (= bread spread with butter). a butter dishDairy products and eggsFats and oils in food and cooking
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