from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A salt or an ester of saccharic acid.
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- n. A salt or ester of saccharic acid.
- n. A metallic derivative of a sugar, usually with a bivalent metal - especially sucrate (not used systematically)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A salt of saccharic acid.
- n. In a wider sense, a compound of saccharose, or any similar carbohydrate, with such bases as the oxides of calcium, barium, or lead; a sucrate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a salt of either of the saccharic acids. (See saccharic.)
sacchar(ic acid) + -ate2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)