bismuthate

noun bis·muth·ate \ˈbizməˌthāt, ˈbism-, -ˌthat, -hə̇t, -thə̇t\

Definition of bismuthate

plural

-s

  1. :  a salt (such as sodium bismuthate NaBiO3) containing pentavalent bismuth in the anion

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Origin and Etymology of bismuthate

bismuth + -ate


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