niobate

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noun ni·o·bate \ˈnī-ə-ˌbāt\

Definition of niobate

  1. :  a salt containing an anionic grouping of niobium and oxygen

Origin and Etymology of niobate

New Latin niobium + English 1-ate


First Known Use: 1845


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