chlorate

noun
chlo·​rate | \ˈklȯr-ˌāt \

Definition of chlorate 

: a salt containing the anion ClO3 chlorate of potassium

First Known Use of chlorate

1823, in the meaning defined above

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chlorate

noun
chlo·​rate | \ˈklō(ə)r-ˌāt, ˈklȯ(ə)r- \

Medical Definition of chlorate 

: a salt containing the anion ClO3 chlorate of potassium

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