noun ether·ate \ˈēthərə̇t, -ˌrāt\

Definition of etherate



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

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Origin and Etymology of etherate

ether + -ate

First Known Use: 1889

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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