diester

[ dahy-es-ter ]
/ ˈdaɪˌɛs tər /

noun Chemistry.

an organic compound that contains two ester groups.

Nearby words

  1. diesel-hydraulic,
  2. dieseling,
  3. dieselize,
  4. diesinker,
  5. diesis,
  6. diestock,
  7. diestrus,
  8. diet,
  9. diet kitchen,
  10. diet pill

Origin of diester

First recorded in 1930–35; di-1 + ester

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