er·y·thor·bate | \ˌer-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌbāt \

Definition of erythorbate 

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

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The brine contains sodium erythorbate, an antioxidant that’s chemically similar to vitamin C. Patrick Di Justo, WIRED, "What Spam With Bacon Is Really Made Of," 11 May 2012

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1963, in the meaning defined above

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er·y·thor·bate | \ˌer-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌbāt \

Medical Definition of erythorbate 

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

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