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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 but·ter /ˈbʌtɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 but·ter /ˈbətɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buttered (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Buttering.]
 1. To cover or spread with butter.
 I know what's what. I know on which side
 My bread is buttered.   --Ford.
 2. To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game. [Cant]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ter n.
 1. An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning.
 2. Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter.
 Butter boat, a small vessel for holding melted butter at table.
 Butter flower, the buttercup, a yellow flower.
 Butter print, a piece of carved wood used to mark pats of butter; -- called also butter stamp. --Locke.
 Butter tooth, either of the two middle incisors of the upper jaw.
 Butter tree Bot., a tree of the genus Bassia, the seeds of which yield a substance closely resembling butter. The butter tree of India is the Bassia butyracea; that of Africa is the Shea tree (Bassia Parkii). See Shea tree.
 Butter trier, a tool used in sampling butter.
 Butter wife, a woman who makes or sells butter; -- called also butter woman. [Obs. or Archaic]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Butt·er n. One who, or that which, butts.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or
           cream; for cooking and table use
      2: a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head
      v : spread butter on; "butter bread"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. hemah), curdled milk (Gen. 18:8; Judg. 5:25; 2 Sam.
    17:29), or butter in the form of the skim of hot milk or cream,
    called by the Arabs kaimak, a semi-fluid (Job 20:17; 29:6; Deut.
    32:14). The words of Prov. 30:33 have been rendered by some "the
    pressure [not churning] of milk bringeth forth cheese."