maleate

noun

ma·​le·​ate ˈmā-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce maleate (audio)
-lē-ət
: a salt or ester of maleic acid

Examples of maleate in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of maleate was in 1853

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“Maleate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maleate. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

maleate

noun
ma·​le·​ate ˈmā-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce maleate (audio) -lē-ət How to pronounce maleate (audio)
: a salt or ester of maleic acid
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