alginate

[ al-juh-neyt ]
/ ˈæl dʒəˌneɪt /

noun

a salt of alginic acid.

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Origin of alginate

First recorded in 1935–40; algin + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for alginate

alginate
/ (ˈældʒɪˌneɪt) /

noun

a salt or ester of alginic acid
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