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arsenite

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

a salt or ester of arsenous acid.

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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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