Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a salt of carbolic acid (phenol in a dilute aqueous solution) containing the monovalent radical CHO
Origin: phen(ol) plush -ate
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phenate - Medical Definition
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A salt or ester of phenol.