palmitate

[ pal-mi-teyt, pahl-, pah-mi- ]
/ ˈpæl mɪˌteɪt, ˈpɑl-, ˈpɑ mɪ- /

noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of palmitic acid.

Origin of palmitate

First recorded in 1870–75; palmit(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for palmitate

palmitate
/ (ˈpælmɪˌteɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of palmitic acid
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Scientific definitions for palmitate

palmitate
[ pălmĭ-tāt′, päl-, pämĭ- ]

A salt or ester of palmitic acid, containing the group C16H31O2.
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