Glycerine vs Glycerite - What's the difference?

glycerine | glycerite |


As nouns the difference between glycerine and glycerite

is that glycerine is glycerine (the compound glycerol) while glycerite is (medicine) a medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerine.

glycerine

English

Noun

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  • (organic compound) The common name for glycerol.
  • glycerite

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia glycerite)
  • (medicine) A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerine.
  • (Webster 1913)