oleate

noun
ole·​ate | \ ˈō-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce oleate (audio) \

Definition of oleate

: a salt or ester of oleic acid

First Known Use of oleate

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of oleate was circa 1823

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“Oleate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oleate. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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oleate

noun
ole·​ate | \ ˈō-lē-ˌāt How to pronounce oleate (audio) \

Medical Definition of oleate

1 : a salt or ester of oleic acid
2 : a liquid or semisolid preparation of a medicinal dissolved in an excess of oleic acid mercury oleate oleate of quinine

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