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butyrate

[byoo-tuh-reyt] /ˈbyu təˌreɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of butyric acid.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; butyr(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for butyrate

butyrate

/ˈbjuːtɪˌreɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of butyric acid, containing the monovalent group C3H7COO- or ion C3H7COO
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butyrate in Medicine

butyrate bu·ty·rate (byōō'tə-rāt')
n.
A salt or ester of butyric acid.

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butyrate in Science
butyrate
  (by'tə-rāt')   
A salt or ester of butyric acid, containing the radical C3H7CO.
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