erythorbate

noun
er·​y·​thor·​bate | \ ˌer-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌbāt How to pronounce erythorbate (audio) \

Definition of erythorbate

: a salt of erythorbic acid that is used in foods as an antioxidant

Examples of erythorbate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The brine contains sodium erythorbate, an antioxidant that’s chemically similar to vitamin C. Patrick Di Justo, WIRED, 11 May 2012

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First Known Use of erythorbate

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Erythorbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erythorbate. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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erythorbate

noun
er·​y·​thor·​bate | \ ˌer-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌbāt How to pronounce erythorbate (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythorbate

: a salt of erythorbic acid that is used in foods as an antioxidant

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