Definition of acetylacetonate in English:

acetylacetonate

noun

Chemistry
  • A compound in which one or more acetylacetone molecules (or anions derived from them) are bonded to a metal atom, usually as bidentate ligands.

Origin

Late 19th century. From acetylacetone + -ate, after French acétylacétonate.

Pronunciation:

acetylacetonate

/ˌasɪtʌɪləˈsɛtəneɪt//ˌasɪtɪləˈsɛtəneɪt/