selenate

[ sel-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈsɛl əˌneɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of selenic acid.

Origin of selenate

First recorded in 1810–20; selen(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for selenate

selenate

/ (ˈsɛlɪˌneɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens of selenic acid with metal ions or organic groups

Word Origin for selenate

C19: from selenium + -ate 1
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