noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of picric acid.

1865–70; picr(ic acid) + -ate2

picrated, adjective
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picrate (ˈpɪkreɪt)
1.  any salt or ester of picric acid, such as sodium picrate
2.  a charge-transfer complex formed by picric acid

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picrate pic·rate (pĭk'rāt')
A salt or an ester of picric acid.

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