dithionate

[dahy-thahy-uh-neyt, -nit]

noun Chemistry.

a salt of dithionic acid.

Nearby words

  1. ditchwater,
  2. dite,
  3. diterpene,
  4. ditheism,
  5. dither,
  6. dithionic,
  7. dithionic acid,
  8. dithionite,
  9. dithionous acid,
  10. dithyramb

Origin of dithionate

First recorded in 1865–70; dithion(ic acid) + -ate2

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