Definition of oleate
: a salt or ester of oleic acid
First Known Use of oleate
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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