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noun Chemistry.
  1. a salt or ester of succinic acid.

Origin of succinate

From French, dating back to 1780–90; see origin at succinic, -ate2
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Historical Examples

  • This process is as good as that by succinate of ammonia, which requires many precautions.

    A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines

    Andrew Ure

  • The succinate of ammonia is an excellent reagent for detecting and separating iron.

British Dictionary definitions for succinate


  1. any salt or ester of succinic acid

Word Origin

C18: from succin (ic) + -ate ²
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succinate in Medicine


([object Object])
  1. A salt or ester of succinic acid.
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succinate in Science


  1. A salt or ester of succinic acid.
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