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Elaeolite
Elaeolite syenite
Elaeoptene
elaeostearic acid
Elagabalus
Elagatis
Elagatis bipinnulata
Elagatis pinnulatus
Elah
ELAH, VALE OF
Elaidate
Elaidic
elaidic acid
Elaidin
Elaine
Elaiodic
Elaiometer
Elam
ELAM; ELAMITES
Elamite
Elamitic
Elamping
elan
elan vital
Elance
Elanced
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Eland

Elain definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ELA'IN, n. [Gr. oily.] The oily or liquid principle of oils and fats.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Olein O"le*in, n. [L. oleum oil: cf. F. ol['e]ine.] (Physiol. Chem.) A fat, liquid at ordinary temperatures, but solidifying at temperatures below 0[deg] C., found abundantly in both the animal and vegetable kingdoms (see Palmitin). It dissolves solid fats, especially at 30-40[deg] C. Chemically, olein is a glyceride of oleic acid; and, as three molecules of the acid are united to one molecule of glyceryl to form the fat, it is technically known as triolein. It is also called elain.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Elaine E*la"ine, or Elain E*la"in, n. [Gr. ? olive oil, oil, from ? the olive tree: cf. F. ['e]la["i]ne.] (Chem.) Same as Olein.



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