sesquicarbonate

[ses-kwi-kahr-buh-neyt, -nit]

Origin of sesquicarbonate

First recorded in 1815–25; sesqui- + carbonate
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sesquicarbonate

noun
  1. a mixed salt consisting of a carbonate and a hydrogen carbonate, such as sodium sesquicarbonate, Na 2 CO 3 .NaHCO 3 .2H 2 O
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