catecholate etymology

English word catecholate comes from English catechol, English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.)

Detailed word origin of catecholate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
catechol English (eng) (organic compound) The biologically important diphenol ortho-dihydroxy benzene; isomeric with hydroquinone and resorcinol.
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
catecholate English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any salt (phenolate) of catechol.

Words with the same origin as catecholate

Descendants of catechol
Descendants of -ule
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