maleate

maleate

[mal-ee-eyt, -it, mey-lee-]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of maleic acid.

Origin:
1850–55; male(ic acid) + -ate2

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maleate (ˈmælɪˌeɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of maleic acid
 
[C19: from male(ic acid) + -ate1]

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maleate ma·le·ate (mā'lē-āt', mə-lē'ət)
n.

  1. A salt of maleic acid.

  2. An ester of maleic acid.

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maleate   (mā'lē-āt', mə-lē'ət)  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester of maleic acid.
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