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dairy product obtained by churning the fat from milk until it solidifies. In most areas the milk of cows is the basis, but elsewhere that of goats, sheep, and mares has been used. Butter was known by 2000 B.C.
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In India, a common food fat produced from boiled buffalo milk, it can be kept for years, without refrigeration, and has a more intense flavor than butter or butter oil.
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