perborate

noun
per·​bo·​rate | \ (ˌ)pər-ˈbȯr-ˌāt How to pronounce perborate (audio) \

Definition of perborate

: a salt that is a compound of a borate with hydrogen peroxide

First Known Use of perborate

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Perborate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perborate. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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perborate

noun
per·​bo·​rate | \ (ˈ)pər-ˈbō(ə)r-ˌāt, -ˈbȯ(ə)r- How to pronounce perborate (audio) \

Medical Definition of perborate

: a salt that is a compound of a borate with hydrogen peroxide

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