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Related to oxalate: Potassium Oxalate, Calcium oxalate, Sodium oxalate, escitalopram oxalate


A salt or ester of oxalic acid.
tr.v. ox·a·lat·ed, ox·a·lat·ing, ox·a·lates
To treat (a specimen) with an oxalate or oxalic acid.


(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of oxalic acid


(ˈɒk səˌleɪt)

any salt or ester of oxalic acid.
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Noun1.oxalate - a salt or ester of oxalic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
uranyl oxalate - a salt obtained by the reaction of uranium salts with oxalic acid


n oxalato
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