al·​loph·​a·​nate | \ əˈläfəˌnāt \
plural -s

Definition of allophanate

: a salt or ester of allophanic acid

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First Known Use of allophanate

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allophanate

allophanic + -ate

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“Allophanate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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