from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt of ascorbic acid.

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  • n. Any salt or ester of ascorbic acid


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

ascorb(ic acid) + -ate2.


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