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maleate

[ mal-ee-eyt, -it, mey-lee- ]
/ ˈmæl iˌeɪt, -ɪt, ˈmeɪ li- /
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noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of maleic acid.
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Origin of maleate

First recorded in 1850–55; male(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for maleate

maleate
/ (ˈmælɪˌeɪt) /

noun
any salt or ester of maleic acid

Word Origin for maleate

C19: from male (ic acid) + -ate 1
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Medical definitions for maleate

maleate
[ mālē-āt′, mə-lēət ]

n.
A salt of maleic acid.
An ester of maleic acid.
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Scientific definitions for maleate

maleate
[ mālē-āt′, mə-lēət ]

A salt or ester of maleic acid.
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