- Also mer·cu·ri·ate [mer-kyoo r-ee-it, -eyt] /mərˈkyʊər i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/. any salt in which bivalent mercury is part of a complex anion.
Origin of mercurate
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- (tr) to treat or mix with mercury
- to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction in which a mercury atom is added to a compound
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