Definition of monoglyceride in US English:

monoglyceride

noun

Chemistry
  • Any compound consisting of glycerol esterified at only one of its hydroxyl groups.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From mono- + glyceride. Compare triglyceride.

Pronunciation

monoglyceride

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈɡlɪsərʌɪd/