pyrogallate

[ pahy-ruh-gal-eyt, -gaw-leyt ]
/ ˌpaɪ rəˈgæl eɪt, -ˈgɔ leɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a salt or ether of pyrogallol.

Nearby words

  1. pyroclastic,
  2. pyroconductivity,
  3. pyrocrystalline,
  4. pyroelectric,
  5. pyroelectricity,
  6. pyrogallol,
  7. pyrogen,
  8. pyrogenetic,
  9. pyrogenic,
  10. pyrogenous

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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