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toluate

[tol-yoo-eyt]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a salt or ester of any of the four isomeric toluic acids.

Origin of toluate

First recorded in 1855–60; tolu(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for toluate

toluate

noun
  1. any salt or ester of any of the three isomeric forms of toluic acid

Word Origin

C19: from tolu (ic acid) + -ate 1
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