Definition of acetoacetate in English:

acetoacetate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester, or the anion, of acetoacetic acid.

Origin

Late 19th century. From aceto- + acetate. Compare later acetoacetic.

Pronunciation:

acetoacetate

/əˈsiːtəʊˌasɪteɪt//ˈasɪtəʊˌasɪteɪt/