Definition of acetonate in English:

acetonate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of acetonic acid. In later use also: an addition compound, complex, etc., of acetone or one of its derivatives.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William A. Miller (1817–1870), chemist. From acetone + -ate, after acetonic.

Pronunciation:

acetonate

/aˈsɛtəneɪt//ˈasɪtəʊneɪt//asɪˈtəʊneɪt/