sodium chlorate

noun

Definition of sodium chlorate

: a colorless crystalline salt NaClO3 used especially as an oxidizing agent and weed killer

First Known Use of sodium chlorate

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Sodium chlorate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20chlorate. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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