[suh-lis-uh-leyt, -lit, sal-uh-sil-eyt, sal-uh-sil-]

Origin of salicylate

First recorded in 1835–45; salicyl(ic acid) + -ate2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for salicylate


  1. any salt or ester of salicylic acid
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salicylate in Medicine


[sə-lĭsə-lāt′, -lĭt, săl′ĭ-sĭlĭt]
  1. A salt or ester of salicylic acid.
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salicylate in Science


[sə-lĭsə-lāt′, -lĭt, săl′ə-sĭlĭt]
  1. A salt or ester of salicylic acid, containing the group C7H5O3.
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