sel·​e·​nate ˈse-lə-ˌnāt How to pronounce selenate (audio)
: a salt containing the anion SeO42−

Word History


Swedish selenat, from selen of or containing selenium, from New Latin selenium

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of selenate was in 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Selenate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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