carbanion

noun carb·an·ion \ kär-ˈba-ˌnī-ən , -ˌnī-ˌän \

Definition of carbanion

: an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom — compare carbonium

First Known Use of carbanion

1933

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carbanion

noun carb·an·ion \ kär-ˈban-ˌī-ən, -ˌī-ˌän \

medical Definition of carbanion

: an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom

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