Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of metavanadic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of metavanadic acid, as sodium metavanadate, NaVO3, and ammonium metavanadate, NH4VO3. The latter of these gives a deep-black color with tincture of galls which has been proposed for use as writing-ink; it has also been used in the development of aniline black on cotton cloth.

Etymologies

meta- +‎ vanadate (Wiktionary)

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