[ al-kuh-haw-leyt, -ho-; al-kuh-haw-lit, -hol-it ]
/ ˈæl kə hɔˌleɪt, -hɒ-; ˌæl kəˈhɔ lɪt, -ˈhɒl ɪt /

noun Chemistry.

any of a class of compounds, analogous to hydrates, containing chemically combined alcohol, as chloral alcoholate, C4Cl3H7O2.

Origin of alcoholate

First recorded in 1860–65; alcohol + -ate2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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