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pyrogallate

[pahy-ruh-gal-eyt, -gaw-leyt]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a salt or ether of pyrogallol.

Origin of pyrogallate

First recorded in 1830–40; pyrogall(ol) + -ate2
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  • It also combines with the metal, forming a pyrogallate--a dark brown, very non-actinic material.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 288

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for pyrogallate

pyrogallate

noun
  1. any salt or ester of pyrogallol
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