Malate definition

mălāt, mālāt
A salt, ester, or anion of malic acid.
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A salt or ester of malic acid.
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A salt or ester of malic acid, containing the group C4 H4 O5 .
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A salt or ester of malic acid.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
malate
Plural:
malates

Origin of malate

  • mal(ic acid) –ate

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

  • From malic acid and -ate

    From Wiktionary