propionate

play
noun pro·pi·o·nate \ˈprō-pē-ə-ˌnāt\

Definition of propionate

  1. :  a salt or ester of propionic acid

Origin and Etymology of propionate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1856


Medical Dictionary

propionate

play
noun pro·pi·o·nate \ˈprō-pē-ə-ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of propionate

  1. :  a salt or ester of propionic acid


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up propionate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

clear to the understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!