maleate

noun
ma·​le·​ate | \ ˈmā-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce maleate (audio) , -lē-ət \

Definition of maleate

: a salt or ester of maleic acid

Examples of maleate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another example of how an experimental drug callededonerpic maleate aided the recovery of macaques after a stroke. Melissa Healy, latimes.com, 6 Apr. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'maleate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of maleate

1853, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About maleate

Time Traveler for maleate

Time Traveler

The first known use of maleate was in 1853

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near maleate

malease

maleate

male bamboo

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for maleate

Cite this Entry

“Maleate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maleate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for maleate

maleate

noun
ma·​le·​ate | \ ˈmā-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce maleate (audio) , -lē-ət How to pronounce maleate (audio) \

Medical Definition of maleate

: a salt or ester of maleic acid

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!