sorbate

noun

sor·​bate ˈsȯr-ˌbāt How to pronounce sorbate (audio)
ˈsȯr-bət
: a salt or ester of sorbic acid compare potassium sorbate

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sorbate was circa 1823

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“Sorbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sorbate. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

sorbate

noun
sor·​bate ˈsȯr-ˌbāt How to pronounce sorbate (audio)
: a salt or ester of sorbic acid
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