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toluate

[tol-yoo-eyt] /ˈtɒl yuˌeɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of any of the four isomeric toluic acids.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; tolu(ic acid) + -ate2
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  • The p-xylene is oxidized by air to p-toluic acid, which is subsequently esterified to methyl p-toluate.
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toluate

/ˈtɒljʊˌeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of any of the three isomeric forms of toluic acid
Word Origin
C19: from tolu(ic acid) + -ate1
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