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maleate

[mal-ee-eyt, -it, mey-lee-]
noun Chemistry.
  1. 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

noun
  1. any salt or ester of maleic acid
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Word Origin

C19: from male (ic acid) + -ate 1
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maleate in Medicine

maleate

(mālē-āt′, mə-lēət)
n.
  1. A salt of maleic acid.
  2. An ester of maleic acid.
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maleate in Science

maleate

[mālē-āt′, mə-lēət]
  1. A salt or ester of maleic acid.
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