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Webster 1913 Edition


Xylate

Xy′late

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Noun.
(Chem.)
A salt of xylic acid.

Definition 2021


xylate

xylate

English

Noun

xylate (plural xylates)

  1. (organic chemistry, dated) Any salt or ester of xylic acid.
    • 1878, George Fownes, Elementary chemistry, theoretical and practical
      The xylic and paraxylic acids are separated by the different solubility of their calcium salts, the xylate being the more soluble of the two.