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pentahydrate

[pen-tuh-hahy-dreyt] /ˌpɛn təˈhaɪ dreɪt/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a hydrate that contains five molecules of water, as potassium molybdate, KMoO 4 ⋅5H 2 O.
Origin of pentahydrate
1915-1920
1915-20; penta- + hydrate
Related forms
pentahydrated, adjective
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