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car·ba·mate

 (kär′bə-māt′, kär-băm′āt′)
n.
A salt or an ester of carbamic acid, especially one used as an insecticide.

carbamate

(ˈkɑːbəˌmeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of carbamic acid. The salts contain the monovalent ion NH2COO, and the esters contain the group NH2COO–

car•ba•mate

(ˈkɑr bəˌmeɪt, kɑrˈbæm eɪt)

n.
a salt or ester of carbamic acid.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.carbamate - a salt (or ester) of carbamic acid
ammonium carbamate - a salt of carbamic acid that is used as a nitrogen fertilizer
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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