ace·​to·​pro·​pi·​o·​nate | \¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˈprō-pē-ə-ˌnāt, ə-ˌsē-tō-\
plural -s

Definition of acetopropionate 

: a mixed acetate and propionate specifically : cellulose acetate propionate

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First Known Use of acetopropionate

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetopropionate

acet- + propionate

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