diester

noun di·es·ter \ ˈdī-ˌes-tər \

Definition of diester

: a compound containing two ester groups

First Known Use of diester

1935

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diester

noun di·es·ter \ ˈdī-ˌes-tər \

medical Definition of diester

: a compound containing two ester groups

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