Acerate Definition

-rātĭd
adjective
Acerose.
American Heritage
Needle-shaped.
Webster's New World
Acerose.
American Heritage Medicine

Acerose; needle-shaped.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
needle-shapedacicularacerose
noun

(chemistry) A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.

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Other Word Forms of Acerate

Noun

Singular:
acerate
Plural:
acerates

Origin of Acerate

  • From Latin ācer sharp ak- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • aceric + -ate. See acetic

    From Wiktionary

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