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

 mar·ga·rine /ˈmɑrʤərən, ˌrin; ˈmɑrʤrən/

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

 mar·ga·rine /ˈmɑrʤ(ə)rən, əˌrɪn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mar·ga·rine n.
 1. A processed food product used as an inexpensive substitute for butter, made primarily from refined vegetable oils, sometimes including animal fats, and churned with skim milk to form a semisolid emulsion; also called oleomargarine; artificial butter.
    The word margarine shall mean all substances, whether compounds or otherwise, prepared in imitation of butter, and whether mixed with butter or not.    --Margarine Act, 1887 (50 & 51 Vict. c. 29).
 2.  Margarin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a
          substitute for butter [syn: margarin, oleo, oleomargarine,