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mercurate

noun mer·cu·rate \ˈmərkyərə̇t, -ˌrāt, usually -t+V\
variants: less commonly

mercuriate

\(ˌ)mərˈkyu̇rēə̇t, -ēāt, usually -t+V\

Definition of mercurate

plural

-s

  1. :  any of various salts containing bivalent mercury in a complex anion — compare iodomercurate

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Origin and Etymology of mercurate

mercur- or mercuri- + -ate (noun suffix)


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mercurate

transitive verb mer·cu·rate \ˈmərkyəˌrāt, ˈmə̄k-, ˈməik-, usually -āt+V\

Definition of mercurate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to combine or treat with mercury or a mercury salt :  introduce mercury into (as an organic compound)

mercuration

noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of mercurate

mercur- + -ate (verb suffix)


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