acetopropionate

noun
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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“Acetopropionate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetopropionate. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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