pyrolysate

noun

py·​rol·​y·​sate pī-ˈrä-lə-ˌzāt How to pronounce pyrolysate (audio)
-ˌsāt
variants or pyrolyzate
: a product of pyrolysis

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pyrolysate was in 1944

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“Pyrolysate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrolysate. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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