Definition of zincate
: any of various compounds (as the sodium hydroxo-zincates Na[ZN(OH)3].3H2O and Na2[Zn(OH)4].2H2O) formed by reaction of zinc oxide or zinc with solutions of alkalies
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Origin and Etymology of zincate
zinc + -ate
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