arsenate

[ ahr-suh-neyt, -nit ]
/ ˈɑr səˌneɪt, -nɪt /
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noun

a salt or ester of arsenic acid.

Nearby words

  1. arse licker,
  2. arsed,
  3. arsehole,
  4. arsen-,
  5. arsenal,
  6. arseniasis,
  7. arsenic,
  8. arsenic acid,
  9. arsenic disulfide,
  10. arsenic trichloride

Origin of arsenate

First recorded in 1790–1800; arsen- + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for arsenate

arsenate

/ (ˈɑːsəˌneɪt, -nɪt) /

noun

a salt or ester of arsenic acid, esp a salt containing the ion A 5 O 4 3–
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Medicine definitions for arsenate

arsenate

[ ärsə-nĭt, -nāt′ ]

n.

A salt of arsenic acid.

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Science definitions for arsenate

arsenate

[ ärsə-nĭt, ärsə-nāt′ ]

A salt containing the radical AsO4.
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