What does butterfat mean?

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Noun
  1. The fatty components of milk and other dairy products.
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He values his Jersey dairy herd for its gentleness, as well as the high butterfat and protein.
All are made without the dairy derivatives lactose, butterfat, milk, whey and casein.
Tremetol may be transmitted through the milk and butterfat to humans and other animals, causing milk sickness in them.
Another large breed with myriad coat colors, Nubians are known as the Jerseys of the goat world for producing milk with high butterfat content.
Existing bans on products such as whole milk powder, milk, cream, ice cream and some butterfat products will also be lifted.
For instance, homogenized milk is an emulsion made up of butterfat droplets dispersed in water.

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