behenate

noun
be·​hen·​ate | \ bə-ˈhe-ˌnāt, bə-ˈhē-, ˈbā-ə-, ˈbē-ə- \
plural -s

Definition of behenate

: a salt or ester of behenic acid

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History and Etymology for behenate

International Scientific Vocabulary behenic + -ate

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“Behenate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/behenate. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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