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oleate

[oh-lee-eyt] /ˈoʊ liˌeɪt/
noun
1.
Chemistry. an ester or a salt of oleic acid.
2.
Pharmacology. a preparation, as an ointment, composed of medicated oleic acid.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; ole(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for oleate

oleate

/ˈəʊlɪˌeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of oleic acid, containing the ion C17H33COO or the group C17H33COO-: common components of natural fats
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oleate in Medicine

oleate o·le·ate (ō'lē-āt')
n.

  1. An ester or a salt of oleic acid.

  2. A pharmacopeial preparation consisting of a combination or solution of an alkaloid or metallic base in oleic acid.

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