Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

phosphite

play
noun phos·phite \-ˌfīt\

Definition of phosphite

  1. :  a salt or ester of phosphorous acid



1788

First Known Use of phosphite

1788


Medical Dictionary

phosphite

play
noun phos·phite \-ˌfīt\

Medical Definition of phosphite

  1. :  a salt or ester of phosphorous acid




Learn More about phosphite


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phosphite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

dog-eating-apple

Which is a synonym of asperse?

placate beat divulge defame
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ