etherate

noun
ether·​ate | \ ˈēthərə̇t, -ˌrāt \
plural -s

Definition of etherate

: a compound with an ether (such as ethyl ether) boron trifluoride etherate BF3·(C2H5)2O

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First Known Use of etherate

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for etherate

ether + -ate

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“Etherate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etherate. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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