an·​thra·​ni·​late | \ an-ˈthra-nə-ˌlāt How to pronounce anthranilate (audio) , ˌan-thrə-ˈni-ˌlāt How to pronounce anthranilate (audio) \

Definition of anthranilate

: a salt or ester of anthranilic acid

Examples of anthranilate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Foxiness is most often found in Vitis labrusca, a species that includes the Concord grape, and the flavor is thought to be related to the compound methyl anthranilate, which is used to flavor grape soda, candy and other industrial food products. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 May 2021 Caldwell used a patented hazer device that emits methyl anthranilate at precise levels. Ruth Brown, idahostatesman, 8 Dec. 2017 Methyl anthranilate is another word for a food flavoring found in grapes. Ruth Brown, idahostatesman, 8 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of anthranilate

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Anthranilate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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an·​thra·​ni·​late | \ an-ˈthran-ᵊl-ˌāt How to pronounce anthranilate (audio) , ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈnil-ˌāt How to pronounce anthranilate (audio) \

Medical Definition of anthranilate

: a salt or ester of anthranilic acid


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