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mercurate

noun mer·cu·rate \ ˈmərkyərə̇t , -ˌrāt , usually -t+V \
variants: or less commonly mercuriate \(ˌ)mərˈkyu̇rēə̇t, -ēāt, usually -t+V\

Definition of mercurate

plural -s
: 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
: to combine or treat with mercury or a mercury salt : introduce mercury into (as an organic compound)

mercuration

noun, plural -s

Origin and Etymology of mercurate

mercur- + -ate (verb suffix)


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