[pal-mi-teyt, pahl-, pah-mi-]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of palmitic acid.

1870–75; palmit(ic acid) + -ate2 Unabridged
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palmitate (ˈpælmɪˌteɪt)
any salt or ester of palmitic acid

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palmitate   (pāl'mĭ-tāt', päl'-, pä'mĭ-)  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester of palmitic acid, containing the group C16H31O2.
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In some countries, chloramphenicol is sold as chloramphenicol palmitate ester.
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