xanthation

xanthate

[zan-theyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of xanthic acid.

Origin:
1825–35; xanth(ic acid) + -ate2

xanthation, noun
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xanthate (ˈzænθeɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of xanthic acid
 
xan'thation
 
n

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