hexahydrate

[hek-suh-hahy-dreyt]

Origin of hexahydrate

First recorded in 1905–10; hexa- + hydrate
Related formshex·a·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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hexahydrate

noun
  1. a hydrate, such as magnesium chloride, MgCl 2 .6H 2 O, with six molecules of water per molecule of substance
Derived Formshexahydrated, adjective
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