carbamate

[kahr-buh-meyt, kahr-bam-eyt]

Origin of carbamate

First recorded in 1860–65; carbam(ic) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for carbamate

carbamate

noun
  1. a salt or ester of carbamic acid. The salts contain the monovalent ion NH 2 COO , and the esters contain the group NH 2 COO–
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carbamate in Medicine

carbamate

[kärbə-māt′, kär-bămāt′]
n.
  1. A salt or ester of carbamic acid.
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carbamate in Science

carbamate

[kärbə-māt′, kär-bămāt′]
  1. A salt or ester containing the radical NH2COO. Carbamates are often used as insecticides.
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