acetylacetonate

noun ace·tyl·ac·e·ton·ate \ə-ˈsē-təl-ˈa-sə(ˌ)-tō-ˌnāt, ˈa-sə-təl-, ˈa-sə-ˌtēl-; -sə-tə-\

Definition of acetylacetonate

plural

-s

  1. :  a metallic derivative of the enol form of acetylacetone

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Origin and Etymology of acetylacetonate

acetylacetone + -ate


First Known Use: 1887


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