Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

propionate

[proh-pee-uh-neyt]
See more synonyms for propionate on Thesaurus.com
noun Chemistry.
  1. an ester or salt of propionic acid.
Show More

Origin of propionate

First recorded in 1860–65; propion(ic acid) + -ate2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for propionate

propionate

noun
  1. any ester or salt of propionic acid
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

propionate in Medicine

propionate

(prōpē-ə-nāt′)
n.
  1. A salt or ester of propionic acid.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

propionate in Science

propionate

[prōpē-ə-nāt′]
  1. A salt or ester of propionic acid, containing the group CH3CH2COO.
Show More
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.