ascor·bate | \ə-ˈskȯr-ˌbāt, -bət\

Definition of ascorbate 

: a salt of ascorbic acid

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This one's a whole turkey wing, 4oz of ground pork, a 6oz sirloin, then the hemp oil, cod liver oil, kelp powder, calcium ascorbate, and alfalfa powder ground up with power greens, a whole egg, and some warm water. Wes Siler, Outside Online, "So You Want to Get Your Dog on a Raw-Foot Diet," 24 Apr. 2018

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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ascor·bate | \ə-ˈskȯr-ˌbāt, -bət \

Medical Definition of ascorbate 

: a salt of ascorbic acid

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