arsonate

noun
ar·​so·​nate | \ ˈärsᵊnˌāt, -ə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of arsonate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a salt or ester of an arsonic acid

arsonate

transitive verb
\ -ˌāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of arsonate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to introduce the arsono group into : convert into an arsonic acid or derivative

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Other Words from arsonate

Transitive verb

arsonation \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for arsonate

Noun

arsonic + -ate

Transitive verb

arson- + -ate

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“Arsonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arsonate. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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