xanthate

noun
xan·​thate | \ˈzan-ˌthāt \

Definition of xanthate 

: a salt or ester of any of various thio acids and especially C3H6OS2

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1831, in the meaning defined above

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xanthate

noun
xan·​thate | \ˈzan-ˌthāt \

Medical Definition of xanthate 

: a salt or ester of any of various thio acids and especially C3H6OS2

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