sodium benzoate

noun

Definition of sodium benzoate 

: a crystalline or granular salt C7H5O2Na used chiefly as a food preservative

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circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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sodium benzoate

noun

Medical Definition of sodium benzoate 

: a crystalline or granular salt C7H5O2Na used chiefly as a food preservative

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