malate

noun
ma·​late | \ ˈma-ˌlāt How to pronounce malate (audio) , ˈmā- How to pronounce malate (audio) \

Definition of malate

: a salt or ester of malic acid

First Known Use of malate

1788, in the meaning defined above

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malate

noun
ma·​late | \ ˈmal-ˌāt How to pronounce malate (audio) , ˈmā-ˌlāt How to pronounce malate (audio) \

Medical Definition of malate

: a salt or ester of malic acid

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