arsenite

[ ahr-suh-nahyt ]
/ ˈɑr səˌnaɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of arsenous acid.

Nearby words

  1. arsenic trisulfide,
  2. arsenical,
  3. arsenicalism,
  4. arsenide,
  5. arsenious,
  6. arseniuretted,
  7. arseniuretted hydrogen,
  8. arseno,
  9. arseno group,
  10. arseno-

Origin of arsenite

First recorded in 1790–1800; arsen- + -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for arsenite

arsenite

/ (ˈɑːsɪˌnaɪt) /

noun

a salt or ester of arsenous acid, esp a salt containing the ion A 5 O 3 3–
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