salicylate

noun
sa·​lic·​y·​late | \ sə-ˈli-sə-ˌlāt How to pronounce salicylate (audio) \

Definition of salicylate

: a salt or ester of salicylic acid

Examples of salicylate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This product also has methyl salicylate in it, which would contribute to the effect. The Editors, Marie Claire, "10 Health Issues CBD Could Solve," 17 Apr. 2019 These patches also have camphor, menthol, and methyl salicylate in them (think: Icy Hot), which likely adds to the relief. The Editors, Marie Claire, "10 Health Issues CBD Could Solve," 17 Apr. 2019 Philip Kingsley Exfoliating Scalp Mask This mask contains betaine salicylate, a gentle chemical exfoliant that helps slough off dead skin cells and flakes. Rachel Charlene Lewis, SELF, "3 Scalp Masks for Dandruff That Didn’t Dry Out My Curly Hair," 28 May 2018 The lightweight serum is formulated with 88 percent willow bark water and salicylate, which help unclog pores while soothing inflammation. Devon Abelman, Allure, "The New Cosrx Two in One Poreless Power Liquid Is Like Glass Skin in a Bottle," 9 Apr. 2018 Blackberries have a naturally occurring chemical, salicylates, that is related to aspirin. Mari A. Schaefer, Philly.com, "Food allergies are no joke, say parents angry over new 'Peter Rabbit' movie," 12 Feb. 2018 According to a toxicology report, Musson also had barbituates, cannabinoids, salicylates, acetone, ethanol, isopropanol and methanol in his system. Jim Newton, Lake County News-Sun, "State's attorney: Round Lake cop used 'reasonable force' in fatal shooting last September," 21 July 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'salicylate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of salicylate

1842, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about salicylate

Time Traveler for salicylate

Time Traveler

The first known use of salicylate was in 1842

See more words from the same year

Statistics for salicylate

Cite this Entry

“Salicylate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salicylate. Accessed 13 December 2019.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for salicylate

salicylate

noun
sa·​lic·​y·​late | \ sə-ˈlis-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce salicylate (audio) \

Medical Definition of salicylate

: a salt or ester of salicylic acid also : salicylic acid

More from Merriam-Webster on salicylate

Nglish: Translation of salicylate for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about salicylate

Comments on salicylate

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

WORD OF THE DAY

easily led, controlled, or managed

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

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!