noun ab·i·e·tate \ˈabēəˌtāt\

Definition of abietate



  1. 1 :  a salt or ester of abietic acid

  2. 2 :  resinate —used chiefly commercially

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Origin and Etymology of abietate

abiet(ic acid) + 1-ate

First Known Use: 1853

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to criticize severely

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