heptahydrate

[ hep-tuh-hahy-dreyt ]
/ ˌhɛp təˈhaɪ dreɪt /

noun

a hydrate that contains seven molecules of water, as magnesium sulfate, MgSO4⋅7H2O.

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Origin of heptahydrate

First recorded in 1870–75; hepta- + hydrate

OTHER WORDS FROM heptahydrate

hep·ta·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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