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pyrogallate

[ pahy-ruh-gal-eyt, -gaw-leyt ]
/ ˌpaɪ rəˈgæl eɪt, -ˈgɔ leɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a salt or ether of pyrogallol.
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Origin of pyrogallate

First recorded in 1830–40; pyrogall(ol) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrogallate

pyrogallate
/ (ˌpaɪrəʊˈɡæleɪt) /

noun
any salt or ester of pyrogallol
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