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sulfite

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noun sul·fite \ˈsəl-ˌfīt\

Definition of sulfite

  1. :  a salt or ester of sulfurous acid

sulfitic

play \ˌsəl-ˈfi-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of sulfite

French sulfite, alteration of sulfate


First Known Use: 1788


Medical Dictionary

sulfite

noun sul·fite

Medical Definition of sulfite

  1. :  a salt or ester of sulfurous acid



Variants of sulfite

or chiefly British

sulphite

\ˈsəl-ˌfit\play

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