acetylacetonate

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

Definition of acetylacetonate

: a metallic derivative of the enol form of acetylacetone

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First Known Use of acetylacetonate

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetylacetonate

acetylacetone + -ate

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“Acetylacetonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetylacetonate. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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